how to Hide / lock My Network places ?

Posted on 2009-12-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Hello experts
I am using following registry for hiding my network places from desktop but its not working (Not disable Icon "My network places"

 Case 1
    nDrives = 1
    wshShell.regwrite "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoNetHood", CLng(nDrives), "REG_DWORD"
Question by:crystalsoft
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    Expert Comment

    Hi crystalsoft,

    Please see link below.

    Hope this helps.
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    Accepted Solution


          Open Registry Editor and navigate to:

        HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ CLSID \ {208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}
        \ ShellFolder


          Backup the key by exporting it to a REG file. See method 2 here

          In the right-pane, create a new REG_DWORD value named Attributes

          Double-click Attributes and set 20180000 as the Value data

    If you want to undo the changes, delete the Attributes value.
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    Author Comment


    Thanks for quick reply
    any other way like using registry
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    Author Comment



    Thanks a lot

     tried so many registry and visited more than 100 pages to get "hide my network icon", but non of them worked,
    and you solved my problem within a miniutes
    you deserved A Grade


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