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Hide the Hardware tab

This setting enables you to hide the tab hardware from the applets in Control Panel and from the local drive property dialog box.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This setting enables you to hide the tab hardware from the applets in Control Panel and from the local drive property dialog box.

If you enable this setting, you can avoid that users can modify any hardware device properties.

For this go to "Start->Run" and enter "regedit" and search the key listed below. You can create one DWORD value "NoHardwareTab", if this value is not existing.

Now you can set this value to hide the tab hardware from the Control Panel and the local drive properties. After a restart or logoff the changes take effect.

Removes the hardware tab from local drive properties.reg

The ".reg" file can remove the "Hardware" tab in the local drive properties.

Shows the hardware tab in local drive properties (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can show the "Hardware" tab in the local drive properties.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Hardware" tab is not visible in the local drive Properties.

The "Hardware" tab is visible in the local drive Properties.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\] key, right-click and click on "New > DWORD Value" to create a new DWORD value with the name "NoHardwareTab".

Third, right-click on the 'NoHardwareTab' DWORD value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Disable registry editors.

Category : Security

With this setting you can restrict a user from using the registry editors like regedit.exe or regedt32.exe. This can be useful if you are working on a network based environment and want to withhold users on workstations from editing the registry.

Disable locking your computer.

Category : Security

This setting can disable the "Lock Computer" button when you press down CTRL+ALT+DELETE key combination.

Restricting access to “Properties” of My Computer or “System” in Control Panel (For All Users).

Category : Security

This setting can hide the “Properties” of My Computer folder and restricts access to “System Properties” dialog box of System in Control Panel.

Empty temporary Internet files on exiting Internet Explorer.

Category : Security

By using this tweak you can control whether Internet Explorer should delete all of the temporary Internet files stored during the session when the browser is closed.

Hide the tab DFS from Windows Explorer

Category : Security

This setting enables you to disallow the users to see or modify the settings of the local Distributed File System (DFS) shares.

 
 
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