Remove and restrict access to XP taskbar tray icons

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

You can remove and restrict access to the tray icons (next to the clock on the taskbar) using the following Windows XP registry hack:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Name: NoTrayItemsDisplay
Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0 default
Value: 1 enable restriction

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