Hide Add New Programs page

Removes the Add New Programs button from the Add or Remove Programs bar. As a result users cannot view or change the attached page. The Add New Programs button lets users install programs published or assigned by a system administrator. If you disable this setting or do not configure it the Add New Programs button is available to all users. This setting does not prevent users from using other tools and methods to install programs.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> Uninstall # NoAddPage

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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