09 November 2009

Removing Open, Explore & Find from Start Button

When you right click on the Start Button, you can select Open, Explore or Find.
Open shows your Programs folder. Explore starts the Explorer and allows access to all drives.
Find allows you to search and then run programs. In certain situations you might want to disable this feature.
To remove them:

Start Regedit

Search for Directory

This should bring you to Hkey_Classes_Root \ Directory

Expand this section by clicking on the "+"

Under shell is Find

Delete Find

Scroll down below Directory to Folder

Expand this section under shell

Delete Explore and Open

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