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Group Policy - Remove certain icons?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Callum_Dawson, Apr 23, 2010.

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  1. Callum_Dawson

    Callum_Dawson Thread Starter

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    On all the computers, we have AVG 9 (free) installed, and whenever a roaming or local profile logs in, it creates a shortcut on the desktop. Using Group Policy (or any other method) is there any way to prevent this?
     
  2. Squashman

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    Is the shortcut in the ALL users desktop folder?
    Did it somehow become part of the default profile on the computers?

    But my big question is, why are you using a free version of AVG in a business environment?

    You should be able to delete the shortcut in your login scripts. Either have the login script launch a batch file to delete it or put it directly in the login script.
     
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    Thanks for the link JohnWill, I'll remove AVG (didn't know it wasn't legal on business environments). And thank's for the idea Squashman, I'll use a batch script at login.
     
  5. JohnWill

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    If you're running the free version, it's only for personal use. Obviously, if you're buying AVG, it's find for a business. :)
     
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