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Show Administrative Tools in Control Panel (Windows XP)
This tweak allows you to change whether the "Administrative Tools" applet is shown in the Control Panel.

Hide Set Program Access and Defaults in Add/Remove Programs (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
This restriction is used to hide "Set Program Access and Defaults" on the Add or Remove Programs page. This feature was introduced with Windows XP SP1 and Windows 2000 SP3 to allow users to configure the default applications used on the PC.

Force the Control Panel Display Style (Windows XP)
This setting specifies the visual style of the Control Panel. Allowing you to either force the use of the new XP style, classic style or allow the user to select the preferred style.

Add or Remove Programs Restrictions (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
These restrictions apply to the Add/Remove Programs feature of Control Panel. They allow you to entirely or individually disable components.

Hide Control Panel Applets (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
This tweak allows you to show or hide any of the applets found in the Windows Control Panel.

Disable Control Panel (Windows 2000/Me/XP) Popular
This setting allows you to restrict user access to the Control Panel options and settings.

Hide Control Panel Applets (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
This tweak allows you to show or hide specific applets found in the Windows Control Panel.

Hide Control Panel, Printer and Network Settings (All Windows) Popular
This restriction removes the Control Panel, Printers and Network Connection settings from the Start menu. If the Taskbar settings are also hidden it causes the Settings menu to be completely removed.

Deny Access to the Display Settings (All Windows) Popular
This option disables the display settings control panel icon, and stops users from accessing any display settings.

Disable Network Control Panel (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
Enabling this option disables access to the Network Control Panel icon.

Disable Printers Control Panel Icon (Windows 95/98/Me)
This option disables access to the Printers icon in control panel, therefore stopping users from changing Printer settings.