Controlling Just-in-Time Setup

Every IT professional I’ve spoken with, particularly desktop-deployment types, have the same problem: They want to know how to prevent Windows XP Professional from creating icons for Outlook Express in the Quick Launch toolbar and Start menu when users log on to the computer the first time. More specifically, Windows XP Professional creates these icons when it creates user profiles for new users. These icons aren’t in the default user profile, so you can’t just remove them from it to avoid creating them.

At this point, you might be asking why you can’t just remove those components from Windows XP Professional. Well, you can’t remove them, but you can hide their visible entry points by customizing the [Components] ...

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