Monday, June 20, 2011

Removing Desktop Icons

1. On a workstation, log in as Administrator.
2. Click "Start > Run", enter "regedit" to launch "Registry Editor".
3. Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\".

4. Below "NameSpace", you'll see long CLSID strings like {xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx}.
5. Select one of items, you will see the name on right pane.

6. Select one of CLSID strings which you want to delete, press "Delete".
7. Close the registry editor window.
8. Refresh the desktop.

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