Remote Desktop full desktop - remove APPS

Just setup a Remote Desktop server and in the past with Terminal Services, we just used RDP connection and had the icons needed published on the users RDP connection. With 2012- it now shows the APPS screen when the RDP connection is made, and there is a handful of apps showing (IE, Documents, Notepad, Calculator...) The programs we want users to use are shown on the desktop, so I would really just like to get rid of the entire APP screen all together? Is that possible? Maybe group policy?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Navigate to the following section: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar
Locate the following setting: "Go to the desktop instead of Start when signing in or when all the apps on a screen are closed"
350ztnAuthor Commented:
that doesn't remove the Apps view though
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you can't remove it as it is part of the operating system.. you may want to install classic shell on the server.

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