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Remove "This PC", "Explorer", and "Administrative Tools" from Start Menu Server 2012 R2

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I'm looking for a way to disable these icons from the start menu for specific users on a 2012 R2 Terminal Server via Group Policy.  Does anyone know if this is possible?  I think I've reviewed all the options in Group Policy, but didn't seen anything to do this.
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You can check here for some of what you are looking for (and possibly a couple of other things you may not have thought of):

http://blog.nettraptor.net/?p=580

More information concerning customizing the modern UI:

http://microsoftplatform.blogspot.com/2012/11/predefining-and-customizing-modern-ui.html
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http://microsoftplatform.blogspot.nl/2013/06/predefining-and-customizing-modern-ui.html

-saige-
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Saige,

Thanks for these links.  They look promising.  I'll keep you posted.
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I was able to use the second link to do what I needed.
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