Hide Internet Explorer icon on desktop

Removes the Internet Explorer icon from the desktop and from the Quick Launch bar on the taskbar.

This setting does not prevent the user from starting Internet Explorer by using other methods.


Supported on: At least Windows 2000
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value NameNoInternetIcon
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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