How to: Remove the “Libraries” and the “Control Panel” icons from the desktop in Windows 2008 R2

Today i’ve setup a new Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services environment. When I configure the GPO “force classic start menu”, all users have the icons “Libraries” and “Control Panel” available on the desktop. You can fix this problem to delete the following resgistry keys:

Remove the Libraries icon from the desktop
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\{031E4825-7B94-4dc3-B131-E946B44C8DD5}]
Remove Control Panel icon from the desktop
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\{26EE0668-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683}]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\{5399E694-6CE5-4D6C-8FCE-1D8870FDCBA0}]

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