Windows 2000 Hide Common Dialog Places Bar

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

The places bar allows users to navigate via the common dialog directly to the following locations: History folder, Desktop, My Documents, My Computer, and My Network Places. When this registry value is enabled, Windows 2000 removes the places bar from the Windows common dialog.

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Comdlg32
Name: NoPlacesBar
Value: 1 enable

Applications that use the Windows common dialog API will comply with this policy.

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