Hide Security tab in Explorer object properties

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

To lockdown the Security tab so it will not appear when a Windows XP user opens the Properties of a file system object, you can use the following registry hack:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Name: NoSecurityTab
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

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