Systweak Tweak Library
Tweaks are tricks & hacks for optimizing your system and helps in enhancing & securing your Operating System
 
 
Skip Navigation LinksHome > System > Console > Restrict loading of “Event Viewer” from Administrative Tools section
ystem
Restrict loading of “Event Viewer” from Administrative Tools section.

This setting can disable loading of the snap-in “Event Viewer” from Administrative Tools section.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
“Event Viewer” displays event logs. This setting can restrict loading of this snap-in from Administrative Tools section.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the subkeys “\MMC\{975797FC-4E2A-11D0-B702-00C04FD8DBF7}” does not exist, create them as explained below. Then, create a string value “Restrict_Run” in the right panel.

Now, right-click and modify its value to “1” which can disable snap-in. However, if you want to enable back the snap-in, delete the subkey “{975797FC-4E2A-11D0-B702-00C04FD8DBF7}”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disallow event viewer for MMC snap-ins.reg

The '.reg' file can restrict loading of “Event Viewer” snap-in.

Allow event viewer for MMC snap-ins.reg

The '.reg' file can allow loading of “Event Viewer” snap-in.

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

The snap-in “Event Viewer” is disabled from loading.

Loading of “Event Viewer” snap-in is enabled.

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

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] and create a new key as 'MMC'.

Third create a subkey under the key 'MMC' as '{975797FC-4E2A-11D0-B702-00C04FD8DBF7}'.

Fourth, create a String value as 'Restrict_Run' under the subkey '{975797FC-4E2A-11D0-B702-00C04FD8DBF7}'.

Next, right-click on "Restrict_Run" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally set the value data as '1' and click 'OK'.

Disable MS-DOS prompt (For Current User).

Category : System > Console

This tweak lets you disable the use of the MS-DOS prompt in Windows.

Enable quick editing on Command Prompt (For Current User).

Category : System > Console

This tweak lets you use the quick editing features in Command Prompt.

Restrict loading of “Internet Information Services (IIS)” snap-in into MMC.

Category : System > Console

MMC can load various snap-ins that are used to simplify system management tasks of daily routine. This setting can disable loading of the snap-in “Internet Information Services (IIS)” into MMC.

Hide “Device Manager” snap-in from Computer Management console file.

Category : System > Console

This setting can hide the snap-in “Device Manager” from Computer Management console file.

Hide “Disk Management” snap-in from Computer Management console file.

Category : System > Console

This setting can hide the snap-in “Disk Management” from Computer Management console file.

 
 
Remove spyware infections automatically / manually | Check for file authenticity
 
Systweak Inc.
© Systweak Inc., 1999-2017 All rights reserved.
Microsoft Gold Certified Partner