How do I remove an App from Control Panel?

John Savill

March 4, 1999

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A. A. Each item in the Control Panel corresponds to a .cplfile. When Control Panel starts it search's %systemroot%/system32 for all .cplfiles. To remove an item from Control Panel rename the .cpl file (e.g. to.nocpl).

An alternative to this if you only want certain users not to be able run aparticular applet is to have the boot partition on NTFS, and remove the READpermission for these users/groups.

Have a look at Q. What are the .cpl files in the system32 directory? for more information on the.CPL files.

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