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Multiple connections to a server or shared resource issue

If you are systems administrator and you are using separate administrative accounts for Admin access to domain servers you have probably run into this issue.

If you access the server resource / share with your domain account, the share will open, but you are not able to browse folders on that share because you need and Administrative permission for that.

Therefore you try to access the share by using Admin share like \\Servername\D$ and once you enter your Admin credentials you will receive the following error message:

You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the adminsitrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

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How to enable or disable System Properties from Windows Explorer on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

This article will explain the fast way to remove the 'Map Network Drive' button from Windows Explorer.

Open registry editor (regedit)

Navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Microsoft  | Windows | CurrentVersion | Policies | Explorer

or

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | Software | Microsoft  | Windows | CurrentVersion | Policies | Explorer


Depens on if you need the settings to be applied for the current user or for all users/machine.

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How to remove the Uninstall or Change a program button from Windows Explorer

This article will explain the steps on how to remove the Uninstall or Change a program button from Windows Explorer.

Open Local Policy (gpedit.msc)

Navigate to:

User Configuration | Administrative Templates | Control Panel | Programs

In the right pane click on the Hide the Program Control Panel and set it to Enabled.

Logoff and Logon again or restart to apply the changes.

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How to remove the Map Network Drive button from Windows Explorer

This article will explain the fast way to remove the 'Map Network Drive' button from Windows Explorer.

Open registry editor (regedit)

Navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Policies | Explorer

or

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Policies | Explorer

Create the following DWORD (32-bit) key:

NoNetConnectDisconnect

Double click on the newly created key and set its value to 1.

Close registry editor, restart Windows Explorer (task manager) or restart your machine to apply changes.

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How to remove the Action Centre icon from notification area/sytem tray

If you have the need to remove the Action Center icon from Notification area or system tray (old name) then please do the following:

Open local policy (gpedit.msc)

Navigate to:

User Configuration | Administrative Templates | Start Menu and Taskbar

In the right pane double click on the 'Remove the Action Center icon' and select Enable to remove the icon from the Notification Area or System Tray.

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