Quote: Originally Posted by grims68
....maybe I can work out the registry changes by messing with the group policy editor on that machine. Is the setting easy to find in GPE?
I opened the GPE, found the setting of interest and then started process monitor
- filtering only registry changes made by mmc.exe. I found what it changed, exported that and then imported it into a W7HP virtual machine. The W7HP OS ignores it.
mmc.exe is the tool that the GPE snap-in runs inside of - but I'm not sure that mmc.exe is the only thing changing the registry during a GPO setting change. You can try and ferret that out :-)
Hopefully, I've been chasing the correct rabbit. Here is my understanding what you want to prevent. You never want to see this context menu delete option:
Via GPE at the user level or the machine level - the path is the same:
I did not even have to close IE