Remove "Store" from taskbar? Windows 2012 R2

garryshape
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I'm trying to create a clean template/image of 2012 R2 for my environment but the green "Store" app keeps showing up after I deploy the template.
I thought I disabled it in local GPO, but it persists, as you can see within this screenshot:
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Is there a way to keep it removed before I captuer the image?

Is it possibly an unattend xml file that puts it back because I don't have an answer file that explicitly tells it not to show up?
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Please see this article, and read this last comment, because it suggests a powershell script, which will remove the Store icon, and makes comments about the GPO, and what the GPO does.

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c9dd601b-c8e3-411e-8f99-51617eb3c260/server-2012-r2-update-1-remove-store-icon-from-all-new-and-old-profiles?forum=winserverTS

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Ok thanks look like that GPO is:
“User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar\Do not allow pinning Store app to the Taskbar”

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