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    Deleting the my computer icon

    Pupils decide they want to delete the my computer icon meaning we have to get it back for them. Is there a gp setting that can disable this?

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    User Settings -> Admin Templates -> Desktop -> Remove My Computer Icon = Disabled

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    They don't have it at all here. Why would they need it at your school? Just give them shortcuts to MyDocuments and perhaps Recycle Bin and Internet explorer on the desktop. Everything else they can get from shortcuts in the Start Menu.

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    Quote Originally Posted by DaveP
    They don't have it at all here. Why would they need it at your school? Just give them shortcuts to MyDocuments and perhaps Recycle Bin and Internet explorer on the desktop. Everything else they can get from shortcuts in the Start Menu.
    What about any other mapped drives such as the common area? Thats more icons needed
    And pupils USB Drives?

    Not having the icon here would mean a more cluttered desktop and pupils moaning

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    I agree with Sidewinder...if wer had no My Computer icon here there would be tons of shortcuts on the desktop, for the kids to access shared areas and removeable drives and what not.

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    Just put all shortcuts on the Start Menu and do away with Desktop ones?

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    Removed.

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    Geoff is that an RM network? Or is this a windows 2003 network?

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    Never mind my last reply, i have found this now and it is already disbaled. This suggests that there is no easy solution to this. Thanks all for your help here. I will stick to what we have

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    Re: Deleting the my computer icon

    My network is Vanilla W2k3 (with some Linux spice).

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