Remove the hardware tab

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

To remove the Hardware tab from the drive's Properties, from the Control Panel Mouse, Keyboard, and Sounds and Multimedia Properties you can use the Hide Hardware tab Group Policy at User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Explorer. To control with a registry hack:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Name: NoHardwareTab
Type: REG_DWORD
Value:
1 Disable
0 Enable

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