Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

8422Re: [NTO] folders to left side of explorer windows

Expand Messages
  • Dave
    May 21, 2009
    • 0 Attachment
      Hi
      just file in the items in the box displayed when you double click the "items
      displayed in places bar"
      THANKYOU DAVE M

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Alec Burgess" <buralex@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, May 21, 2009 2:30 PM
      Subject: Re: [NTO] folders to left side of explorer windows


      > Alec Burgess (burnews@...) wrote (in part) (on 2009-05-20 at
      > 23:52):
      >> I walked through all items in and under Adminstrative Templates in
      >> both Computer Configuration and User Configuration. Below is my fully
      >> expanded tree list. Can you tell me which item on your system
      >> controls this?
      >> =====
      >> Local.Computer.Policy
      >> ....Computer.Configuration
      >> .........Software.Settings
      >> .........Windows.Settings
      >> ..............Scripts.(Startup/Shutdown)
      >> ..............Security.Settings
      >> ...................Account.Policies
      >> .......................Password.Policy
      >> .......................Account.Lockout.Policy
      >> ...................Local.Policies
      >> .......................Audit.Policy
      >> .......................User.Rights.Assignment
      >> .......................Security.Options
      >> ...................Public.Key.Policies
      >> .......................Encrypting.File.System
      >> ...................Software.Restriction.Policies
      >> ...................IP.Security.Policies.on.Local.Computer
      >> .........Administrative.Templates
      >> ..............Windows.Components
      >> ...................Search
      >> ...................Windows.Media.Player
      >> ...................Windows.Update
      >> ....User.Configuration
      >> .........Software.Settings
      >> .........Windows.Settings
      >> ..............Scripts.(Logon/Logoff)
      >> ..............Security.Settings
      >> ...................Public.Key.Policies
      >> .......................Enterprise.Trust
      >> ..............Internet.Explorer.Maintenance
      >> ...................Browser.User.Interface
      >> ...................Connection
      >> ...................URLs
      >> ...................Security
      >> ...................Programs
      >> .........Administrative.Templates
      >> ..............Windows.Components
      >> ...................Search
      >> ...................Windows.Media.Player
      >> .......................User.Interface
      >> .......................Playback
      >> .......................Networking
      >> ...................Windows.Update
      >> =========
      > Answering my own question ....
      > Google: [missing items in group policy editor]
      > leads to this:
      >> # Goto Start > Run, and type in gpedit.msc.
      >> # Right-click on User Configuration > Administrative Templates.
      >> # Click on Add/Remove Templates... in the pop-up menu.
      >> # Click the button Add... in the dialog box.
      >> # In the file open dialog box named Policy Templates, select
      >> system.adm, and click the Open button.
      >> # You will now see the missing items/folders.
      >> # Congratulations!!! You've secured the perimeter
      >> Address :
      >> <http://jaisantonyk.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/missing-itemsfolders-in-group-policy-editor/>
      >
      > I did the same thing but opened all the INF files shown by bulk
      > selecting them (except for a bunch of AER_nnnn items cause I didn't know
      > what they are)
      >
      > On my system (WinXP SP3) these were:
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\system.adm <-- this appears to be most important and
      >> does control "Places Bar"
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\windowsdefender.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\wmplayer.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\wuau.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\conf.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\inetcorp.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\inetres.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\inetset.adm
      >> C:\WINDOWS\inf\Search.adm
      > Some of these were already installed. Now I have a *much* longer list in
      > Administrative Templates. (It appears that doing it in either Computer
      > Configuration or User Configuration makes them available for the other.
      >
      > The specific policy to be changed is:
      > User Configuration-Administrative Components-Windows Explorer-Common
      > Open File Dialog
      > [Items displayed in the Places Bar]
      >
      > When I checked Properties for that Policy it showed as not enabled even
      > though I had previously established the contents of Places Bar using
      > TweakUI referred to by others. I guess it makes its changes directly to
      > the Registry.
      >
      > --
      > Regards ... Alec (buralex@gmail & WinLiveMess - alec.m.burgess@skype)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ------------------------------------
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
      >
    • Show all 11 messages in this topic