troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 Hidden and operating system files - preventing access

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My Computer Organize>Folder
Is it possible to prevent standard users (as opposed to admins) from selecting Organize>Folder and search options>View>Show Hidden Files and Operating System files in My Computer

I have been told by our server team that it isn't possible using Group policy - is there a potential registry edit i can use ?

We are using Windows 2008 R2 server and Windows 7 Pro

I have embedded a jpeg in order to show exactly what i would like to prevent beinf accessed.

Thanks
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