Prohibit deleting items

Prevents users from deleting Web content from their Active Desktop.

This setting removes the Delete button from the Web tab in Display in Control Panel. As a result, users can temporarily remove, but not delete, Web content from their Active Desktop.

This setting does not prevent users from adding Web content to their Active Desktop.

Also, see the "Prohibit closing items" and "Disable all items" settings.

Supported on: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 only
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop
Value NameNoDeletingComponents
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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