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    Remove a few context menu items

    This may help someone out but i have found in windows 7 that if you leave the context menu on, you still have the option to share folders within libraries (well, you get all the way through until you are asked to input an administrator username and password) and Include in library, also, if you have MS Groove installed (Shared Folder Synchronization) this shows up too. I have found thre Reg keys which need to be deleted to remove these options in the context menu:

    Remove "Share with" from Context Menu
    Delete the following Reg entries (can be done via Group Policy):

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\Shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Sh aring
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Shellex\ContextMenuHan dlers\Sharing

    Remove "Include In Library" from Context Menu
    Delete the following reg entry (can be done via Group Policy):

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandle rs\LibraryLocation

    Remove "Shared Folder Synchronization" from Context Menu
    This needs to be a .reg file which you run to delete the entry, it will not work via the Registry part in Group Policy

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{6C467336-8281-4E60-8204-430CED96822D}]
    Remove Briefcase from the New menu in the context menu
    Delete the "ShellNew" folder from the following location:

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Briefcase

    Hope this helps someone.
    Last edited by timbo343; 5th March 2011 at 01:52 PM.

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