This article will explain the fast way to remove the 'Map Network Drive' button from Windows Explorer.
Open registry editor (regedit)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Policies | Explorer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Policies | Explorer
Create the following DWORD (32-bit) key:
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.
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)
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.
To show or hide all icons in the notification area please do the following:
Open Registry Editor (regedit)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Explorer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | Software | Microsoft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Explorer
Create the following DWORD 32-bit key:
Set the value of the key to 0 if you want to hide all notification area icons or set the value to 1 if you want to hide all of the notification area icons.
When trying to install a printer on a client Windows XP machine you might recieve the following error message:
You do not Have Sufficient Access to yor Computer to Connect to Selected Printer
Here's how to solve this issue.
For a start check for the Print Driver version on the Windows Server. In my case, the problem was in newly installed HP Universal Print Driver version that didn't have the x86 driver installed.