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JSI Tip 5767. How do I remove the Security tab from a Windows XP user?

To prevent the Security tab from appearing when a Windows XP user opens the Properties of a file system object:

1. Copy / Paste the following to a NoSecurityTab.reg file:



2. Merge the NoSecurityTab.reg file with the registry or run regedit /s NoSecurityTab.reg.

3. The user must log off and on for this setting to take effect.

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