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Environmental Settings registry values

This article describes the registry values associated with Environmental Settings in Workspace Environment Management.

Environmental settings start menu

Hide Common Programs  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoCommonGroups
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Remove Run from Start Menu  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoRun
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Administrative Tools  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
Value Name Start_AdminToolsRoot
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Help  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoSMHelp
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Find  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoFind
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Windows Update  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoWindowsUpdate
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Lock Taskbar  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name LockTaskbar
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Hide System Clock  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name HideClock
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Devices and Printers  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
Value Name Start_ShowPrinters
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Turn Off Computer  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoClose
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Force Logoff Button  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name ForceStartMenuLogoff
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Turn Off Notification Area Cleanup  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoAutoTrayNotify
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Turn Off Personalized Menus  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name Intellimenus
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service at logon
Clear Recent Programs List  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name ClearRecentProgForNewUserInStartMenu
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Set Specific Theme File  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization
Value Name ThemeFile
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Path specified in console
Disabled Value Value is absent
Processing Service at logon
Set Background Color  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Colors
Value Name Background
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Configured color (R G B)
Disabled Value Value does not exist or 0 0 0 if previously configured value
Processing Service called by agent
Set Specific Visual Style  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization
Value Name SetVisualStyle
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Path specified in console
Disabled Value Value is absent
Processing Service at logon
Set Wallpaper  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value Name Wallpaper
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Path specified in console
Disabled Value Value is absent
Processing Service at logon
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value Name WallpaperStyle
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Depends on Style value
Disabled Value Value is absent
Processing Service at logon
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value Name TileWallpaper
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Depends on Style value
Disabled Value Value is absent
Processing Service at logon

Environmental settings desktop

Hide My Computer Icon  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name {20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Hide Recycle Bin Icon  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Hide My Documents Icon  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name {450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Go to Desktop instead of Start  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage
Value Name OpenAtLogon
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service at logon
Disable System Properties  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoPropertiesMyComputer
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable Recycle Bin Properties  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoPropertiesRecycleBin
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable My Documents Properties  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoPropertiesMyDocuments
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Network Icon  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name {F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Hide Network Connections  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoNetworkConnections
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable Task Manager  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value Name DisableTaskMgr
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable Switcher  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\EdgeUI
Value Name DisableTLcorner
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Disable Charm Hints  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\EdgeUI
Value Name DisableCharmsHint
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon

Environmental settings Windows explorer

Prevent Access to Registry Editing Tools  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value Name DisableRegistryTools
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Disable Silent Regedit ? 2 : 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Prevent Access to the Command Prompt  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Policies\System
Value Name DisableCMD
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Disable Silent Cmd Scripts ? 2 : 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Remove Context Menu Manage Item  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoManageMyComputerVerb
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Remove Network Context Menu Items  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoNetworkConnections
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide Libraries in Explorer  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name {031E4825-7B94-4dc3-B131-E946B44C8DD5}
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Hide Network Icon in Explorer  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name {F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Hide Programs Control Panel  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Programs
Value Name NoProgramsCPL
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable Windows Security  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoNtSecurity
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable Explorer Context Menu  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoViewContextMenu
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Disable Taskbar Context Menu  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoTrayContextMenu
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Hide specified Drives from Explorer  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoDrives
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Value depends on selected drive letters
Disabled Value Null (value should be removed)
Processing Service at logon
Restrict Specified Drives from Explorer  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoViewOnDrive
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Value depends on selected drive letters
Disabled Value Null (value should be removed)
Processing Service at logon

Environmental settings control panel

Hide Control Panel  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name NoControlPanel
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
Show only specified Control Panel Applets  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name RestrictCpl
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
For each allowed applet  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\ RestrictCpl
Value Name Applet index (starting at 1 and automatically incremented)
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value AppletName
Disabled Value Null / Removed
Processing Service called by agent
Hide specified Control Panel Applets  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name DisallowCpl
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service called by agent
For each disallowed applet  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\ DisallowCpl
Value Name Applet index (starting at 1 and automatically incremented)
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value AppletName
Disabled Value Null / Removed
Processing Service called by agent

Environmental settings known folders management

Disable Specified Known Folders  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer
Value Name DisableKnownFolders
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Value depends on selected drive letters
Disabled Value Null (value should be removed)
Processing Service at logon
For each disabled folder  
Parent Key HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\ DisableKnownFolders
Value Name Disabled folder name
Value Type REG_SZ
Enabled Value Disabled folder name
Disabled Value Null / Removed
Processing Service at logon

Environmental settings SBC/HVD Tuning

Disable Drag Full Windows  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name DragFullWindows
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service at logon
Disable Cursor Blink  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name DisableCursorBlink
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
Enable AutoEndTasks  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name EnableAutoEndTasks
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 1
Disabled Value 0
Processing Service at logon
WaitToKillApp Timeout  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name WaitToKillAppTimeout
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Configured value
Disabled Value 20000 (decimal)
Processing Service at logon
Set Cursor Blink Rate  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name CursorBlinkRate
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Configured value
Disabled Value 500 (decimal)
Processing Service at logon
Set Menu Show Delay  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name MenuShowDelay
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Configured value
Disabled Value 400 (decimal)
Processing Service at logon
Set Interactive Delay  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name InteractiveDelay
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value Configured value
Disabled Value Null / Removed
Processing Service at logon
Disable SmoothScroll  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name SmoothScroll
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service at logon
Disable MinAnimate  
Parent Key HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop
Value Name MinAnimate
Value Type DWORD
Enabled Value 0
Disabled Value 1
Processing Service at logon

Environmental Settings registry values

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