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Anonymous
June 10, 2005 12:45:35 PM

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I would like to remove just the e-mail icon from the start menu in the
upper left hand corner using either a registry change or group policy?
I want my users to still have access to the internet explorer icon though.

Thanks!

Matthew
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 2:19:29 PM

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Matthew Clark wrote:
> I would like to remove just the e-mail icon from the start menu in the
> upper left hand corner using either a registry change or group policy?
> I want my users to still have access to the internet explorer icon
> though.
> Thanks!
>
> Matthew

Just right click on it and choose Remove from This List.

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Anonymous
June 10, 2005 2:19:30 PM

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I know you can do that, but I can't do that for every lab user that logs
in. I NEED to be able to do it via GP or Registry.

Matthew

kurttrail wrote:
> Matthew Clark wrote:
>
>>I would like to remove just the e-mail icon from the start menu in the
>>upper left hand corner using either a registry change or group policy?
>>I want my users to still have access to the internet explorer icon
>>though.
>>Thanks!
>>
>>Matthew
>
>
> Just right click on it and choose Remove from This List.
>
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Anonymous
June 10, 2005 2:19:30 PM

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I know you can do that, but I can't do that for every lab user that logs
in. I NEED to be able to do it via GP or Registry.

Matthew

kurttrail wrote:
> Matthew Clark wrote:
>
>>I would like to remove just the e-mail icon from the start menu in the
>>upper left hand corner using either a registry change or group policy?
>>I want my users to still have access to the internet explorer icon
>>though.
>>Thanks!
>>
>>Matthew
>
>
> Just right click on it and choose Remove from This List.
>
June 10, 2005 2:57:59 PM

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Right-click Start button. Choose Properties. Click the Customize
button on the Start Menu tab. Clear the E-mail checkbox in the Show
On Start Menu section of the dialog box. Click OK. Click Apply.
Click OK.

HTH
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 3:04:24 PM

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Matthew Clark wrote:
> I know you can do that, but I can't do that for every lab user that
> logs in. I NEED to be able to do it via GP or Registry.
>
> Matthew
>
> kurttrail wrote:
>> Matthew Clark wrote:
>>
>>> I would like to remove just the e-mail icon from the start menu in
>>> the upper left hand corner using either a registry change or group
>>> policy? I want my users to still have access to the internet
>>> explorer icon though.
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> Matthew
>>
>>
>> Just right click on it and choose Remove from This List.

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-...

Simple web search would have saved you some frustration.

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Anonymous
June 10, 2005 3:24:29 PM

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I HAVE done a google search on this and came up with the same stuff you
found. There is nothing I can find that removes JUST the E-mail icon.


kurttrail wrote:
> Matthew Clark wrote:
>
>>I know you can do that, but I can't do that for every lab user that
>>logs in. I NEED to be able to do it via GP or Registry.
>>
>>Matthew
>>
>>kurttrail wrote:
>>
>>>Matthew Clark wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I would like to remove just the e-mail icon from the start menu in
>>>>the upper left hand corner using either a registry change or group
>>>>policy? I want my users to still have access to the internet
>>>>explorer icon though.
>>>>Thanks!
>>>>
>>>>Matthew
>>>
>>>
>>>Just right click on it and choose Remove from This List.
>
>
> http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-...
>
> Simple web search would have saved you some frustration.
>
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 3:25:30 PM

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I don't know if you saw my previous post, but this will not work in my
situation. Thanks though.

Larry wrote:
> Right-click Start button. Choose Properties. Click the Customize
> button on the Start Menu tab. Clear the E-mail checkbox in the Show
> On Start Menu section of the dialog box. Click OK. Click Apply.
> Click OK.
>
> HTH
>
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 5:26:34 PM

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Matthew Clark wrote:
> I HAVE done a google search on this and came up with the same stuff
> you found. There is nothing I can find that removes JUST the E-mail
> icon.

I have found something.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q297878

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Anonymous
June 10, 2005 6:21:05 PM

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I found that article as well, but if I understand it correctly, it only
talks about how to change the default e-mail client and make it active
in the start menu, not remove it completely. It is very possible there
is no solution, but I figgured, if you uncheck that box in the GUI it
would change a registry key...

Matthew

kurttrail wrote:
> Matthew Clark wrote:
>
>>I HAVE done a google search on this and came up with the same stuff
>>you found. There is nothing I can find that removes JUST the E-mail
>>icon.
>
>
> I have found something.
>
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q297878
>
Anonymous
June 10, 2005 8:35:15 PM

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Matthew Clark wrote:
> I found that article as well, but if I understand it correctly, it
> only talks about how to change the default e-mail client and make it
> active in the start menu, not remove it completely. It is very
> possible there is no solution, but I figgured, if you uncheck that
> box in the GUI it would change a registry key...

If you delete the "Mail" key from both

HKLM\Software\Clients\

HKCU\Software\Clients\

You will have removed the email from being displayed on the Start Menu.
And you will have also deleted choice in the dropdown box in the Taskbar
and Start Menu Properties, but the Check Mark is still there.

Of course none of that stops your users from opening email through other
means.

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Anonymous
June 13, 2005 12:15:26 PM

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Hi Matthew,

Thanks for posting!

Please understand that our newsgroup is focused on the break/fix issues.
Personally, based on my research, there is no Group Policy or registry to
accomplish the goal. In additional, it is recommended you may contact
Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS) via telephone so that a dedicated
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April 29, 2010 9:14:59 PM

Thanks I love working in the registry, so much Power you have over the GUI its Crazy now to Add this to my VBscript file Thanks Again for the fast link guys tomshardware the best.
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