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stop e-mail startmenu item appearing on new user accounts

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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

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