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  1. When creating an image for deployment I like to apply settings to the "default user" registry. This means when a new user account is created these settings will apply to the new user. In particular I would like to remove the E-mail startmenu entry that gets created on first login. Unfortunately reg editing the registry path for default user does not apply on new user account. I can run a reg script (below) after the user has logged in which removes the E-mail startmenu item. However if anyone happens to know a way to stop this happening in the first place please share. rememailstartmenu.reg Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Cached] "{2559A1F4-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0} {000214FA-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} 0x401"=hex:01,\ 00,00,00,7c,6c,9c,7c,5c,58,5a,77,1f,8f,c9,01 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage] "FavoritesResolve"=hex:00,00,00,00 "Favorites"=hex:00,16,00,00,00,14,00,1f,80,f4,a1,59,25,d7,21,d4,11,bd,af,00,c0,\ 4f,60,b9,f0,00,00,ff "FavoritesChanges"=dword:00000015
  2. Thanks ricktendo64! I made this simple batch to automate the process as part of my pre sysprep cleanup script. reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Setup\UserOptions" /v "DesktopShortcut" /t REG_SZ /d "no" /f reg load HKU\ZZZ "c:\documents and settings\default user\NTUSER.DAT" reg add "HKU\ZZZ\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Setup\UserOptions" /v "DesktopShortcut" /t REG_SZ /d "no" /f reg unload HKU\ZZZ
  3. Hi everyone I am running sysprep and deploying image. On creation of new user account an icon on the desktop and startmenu is created for windows media player. I do not want the icon on the desktop to be created. I hope someone can help which entries to modify under wmp.inf. Thanks PS - Since it is my first post I will wait for the moderator to unblock me then I will upload file
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