Go to Start/Run/Regedit and navigate to this key:  (The first one is per user, the second, per system)


Create a new DWORD value for each restriction required according to the table below. Set the value to equal “1” to enable the restriction or “0” to disable it.

  • NoAddRemovePrograms – Disable Add/Remove Programs
  • NoRemovePage – Disable Change and Remove Programs
  • NoAddPage – Disable Add Programs
  • NoWindowsSetupPage – Disable Windows Components Wizard
  • NoAddFromCDorFloppy – Hide “Add a program from CD-ROM or disk” option
  • NoAddFromInternet – Hide “Add programs from Microsoft” option
  • NoAddFromNetwork – Hide “Add programs from your network” option
  • NoServices – Go directly to Windows Components Wizard
  • NoSupportInfo – Disable Support Information

You may need to restart Windows for the changes to take effect.