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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Advanced Control Panel Options via Group Policy

In most cases where you have many computers to tend to, you will not want just any user to be able to use the Control Panel. After all, it is the virtual keys to the kingdom—a lot of good and bad can be done from within. Fortunately for us, Group Policy makes it a snap to keep people out of specific applets or the entire Control Panel, as you see fit. The Group Policy objects of concern here are located in the User Settings node in the Control Panel folder as shown in Figure 28.42.

Figure 28.42. Controlling the Control Panel via Group Policy.

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