Restrict these programs from being launched from Help

Allows you to restrict programs from being run from online Help.

If you enable this setting, you can prevent programs that you specify from being allowed to be run from Help. When you enable this setting, enter the list of the programs you want to restrict. Enter the file name of the executable for each application, separated by commas.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, users will be able to run applications from online Help.

Note: You can also restrict users from running applications by using the Software Restriction settings available in Computer Configuration\Security Settings.

Note: This setting is available under Computer Configuration and User Configuration. If both are set, the list of programs specified in each of these will be restricted.


Supported on: At least Windows Server 2003 operating systems or Windows XP Professional
Enter executables separated by commas:

Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System
Value NameDisableInHelp
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

Example: calc.exe,paint.exe


help.admx

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