0 | 1
Prevents Control Panel, Printers, and Network and Dial-up Connections from running, and removes the corresponding menu items.
This entry stores the setting of the Disable programs on Settings menu Group Policy. Group Policy adds this entry to the registry with a value of 1 when you enable the policy. If you disable the policy or set it to Not configured, Group Policy deletes this entry from the registry, and the system behaves as though the value is 0.
0 (or not in the registry)
The policy is disabled or not configured. Control Panel, Printers, and Network and Dial-up Connections can run.
The policy is enabled. Control Panel, Printers, and Network and Dial-up Connections cannot run.
A value of 1 removes the Control Panel,Printers, and Network and Dial-up Connections folders from the Settings menu on the Start menu, from My Computer, and from Windows Explorer. It also prevents the programs that these folders represent (such as Control.exe) from running. However, users can still start Control Panel items by using other methods, such as right-clicking the desktop to start Display or right-clicking My Computer to start System.
To change the value of this entry, use Group Policy. This entry corresponds to the Disable programs on Settings menu Group Policy (User Configuration\AdministrativeTemplates\Start Menu & Taskbar).
A value of 1 also disables other items that appear as folders in Control Panel, such as Fonts and Scheduled Tasks.
Windows 2000 does not add this entry to the registry. You can add it by editing the registry or by using a program that edits the registry.
For detailed information about particular Group Policy settings, see the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Group Policy Reference.
For general information about Group Policy, see Windows 2000 Server Help or Windows 2000 Professional Help.
To see a table associating policies with their corresponding registry entries, see the Group Policy Registry Table .