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Disable the New Menu Item (All Windows)

This tweak can be used to disable the ability to use the New menu item to create new objects using explorer.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find the key below.

Rename the key by placing a dash "-" in front of the GUID (i.e. {-D969A300-E7FF-11d0-A93B-00A0C90F2719}).

Restart Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{D969A300-E7FF-11d0-A93B-00A0C90F2719}]

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Last modified: May 14, 2002