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Windows 7: permanently lock taskbar and start menu

30 Mar 2011   #1

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permanently lock taskbar and start menu

Is there a way to permanently lock items on the task bar and start menu? I can for example lock the taskbar, but can still drag icons onto or from it and rearrange them. I want to lock everything permanantly so no one can screw them up. I'm using Home Premium.

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30 Mar 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Jiggy,

You could use step 3 in Option Two in the tutorial below to disable dragging and dropping in the Start Menu for all users.

Start Menu Context Menus and Dragging and Dropping - Disable or Enable

You might also consider creating a user account for each user of their own instead to prevent this.
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