Disable Desktop Cleanup Wizard (Windows XP) Popular
By default Windows will run the Desktop Cleanup Wizard every 60 days to remove unused desktop items and shortcuts. This setting will disable it from running automatically.
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Open your registry and find or create the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "NoRun" and set it according to the value data below.
Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
Value Name: NoRun
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = enabled, 1= disable wizard)
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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last modified: May 14, 2002
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