Remove My Computer from the Desktop and Start Menu

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

Want to use Windows 2000 or Windows XP as a kiosk and you want to remove My Computer from the Desktop and Start Menu? Set {20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D} = 1 in HKCU and HKLM :

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Name: {20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 remove

Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Name: {20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1 remove

The above method works for Windows 2000 and XP. Follow this link for the Windows NT method.

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