Stopping browsing of libraries and user folder through Office apps

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Hi Guys,
We've set up a Server 2008 R2 server that we have managed to lock down the desktop with so that users do not have their default user folder or the library icon on their desktop so they are forced to use their mapped drives only. We have installed office 2010 on the server but when users go to open a file it shows their default user folder and library folder there. Is there any way of either removing them from this view or at least disabling them ?
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Just an addition. I've found i can download and install the Office 2010 ADM templates which adds functionalility to Office through Group Policy but can't findany relevant option in there. Has anyone implemented this in a working environment at all ?

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User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Microsoft Office 2010\File Open/Save dialog box\Restricted Browsing should be able to let you control this. You'll need to enable the "Activate Restricted Browsing" policy and define the acceptable locations after enabling the "Approve Locations" policy. This will, however, still allow them to save files to their My Documents folder. You'll need to redirect that folder onto the server to prevent them from doing that.

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That's just what i needed.

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