Hiding Control Panel Applets

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Hiding Control Panel Applets (Windows 9x and NT)
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This tweak allows you to show or hide any of the applets found in the Windows Control Panel.
Open your registry and find the key below.
For each applet you want to hide create a new string value and call it the filename of the applet to be hidden (for example 'fax.cpl'). Set the value to equal 'No' to hide the applet or 'Yes' to display it.
Exit the registry and either logout or restart Windows.

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\don't load]
Data Type: REG_SZ
Data: 'Yes' or 'No'

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