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Disabling Right click feature

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sto006, Jan 9, 2003.

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  1. sto006

    sto006 Thread Starter

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    Does any know how to disable the right click feature in the start menu (Documents, programs, etc..)
     
  2. $teve

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    not sure exactly what you mean.........you mean disable the start button(left click)
     
  3. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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  4. Bob Cerelli

    Bob Cerelli

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    There is an old Win9x registry tip which should work fine for XP

    Start Regedit
    Search for Desktop
    This should bring you to HKey_Classes_Root \ Directory
    Expand this section
    Under Shell is Find
    Delete Find

    Move down a little in the Registry to Folder
    Expand this section and remove Explore and Open

    There may be other things you want to delete as well.
    It might also be a good idea to export the two sections first just in case you delete more than you want.

    You can also search the registry for the text string of what you want to remove.
     
  5. Mosaic1

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    This works in 98. I haven't tried it on XP yet.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

    Create a DWORD. Name it
    NoChangeStartMenu Modify and assign a value data of 1.
     
  6. computer-aces

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    Poledit has an option for this if I remember correctly. But, what OS does this PC have?

    Cory
     
  7. sto006

    sto006 Thread Starter

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    It is Win2000. Under a profile I want to disable right click functions if a user tries to right click on say, Start,documents. I would like to restrict the right click functions on a document there
     
  8. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Right!

    Did you already try anything we've been suggesting?

    Mosaic1's tweak sounds promising, among others.
     
  9. sto006

    sto006 Thread Starter

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    I have tried Mosaic 1 and TonyKleins, neither of them seemed to work. I will try some others
     
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