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.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> ActiveDesktop # NoDeletingComponents

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Desktop -> Desktop


* 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.
You're here :
Checkout Kapil Sparks™