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16 Sep 2009   #1
bjrichus

 
Group Policy....

At work, the domain I am in creates an icon on my desktop every time I log in.

It's REALLY ANNOYING, especially as it's for the can't-help-with-that desk, who I never use.

Turns out this is created by group policy.

I have asked for them to modify my user so it does not get created, but as I don't have admin rights on this particular domain server, as a fallback, I'm looking to see if I can't mess with the policy on my desktop - or at least block it from creating the damn icon... any clues form anyone as to how, would be most welcome!!!!




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16 Sep 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Sorry but it would not be proper to assist you in removing something that your employers are fully entitled to add to the system you use - however insignificant this item would be
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16 Sep 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Im with nigel. Plus if you break something in group policy someone will have to come fix it. Its only an icon im sure they also do other things on logon as well
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16 Sep 2009   #4
ccatlett1984

 

if it bothers you that much make a batch file to delete the icon and place it in your startup folder.
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16 Sep 2009   #5
bjrichus

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ccatlett1984 View Post
if it bothers you that much make a batch file to delete the icon and place it in your startup folder.
LOL!!!!!

I Like it.
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16 Sep 2009   #6
bjrichus

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Im with nigel. Plus if you break something in group policy someone will have to come fix it. Its only an icon im sure they also do other things on logon as well
I was only asking them not to have the annoying icon created on my desktop each time I log in, not preventing GP from working....
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16 Sep 2009   #7
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

warning   Warning
We cannot assist in anyway whatsoever to circumvent any policy or security restrictions put on systems if those systems are not yours but belong to your employer. Such discussions will need to be taken up with them.
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