Issue:  You want to hide items of control panel using GPO

 

Resolution:  Set the policy below:

 

 

User Settings -> Administrative Templates -> Control Panel -> Hide specified Control Panel Items

 

Click this policy to enable it and enter the “Canonical name“ according to :

 

 

http://msdn.microsoft.com/zh-TW/library/ee330741(v=VS.85).aspx

Windows 7 Control Panel Canonical Names

The following canonical names are defined for Control Panel items in Windows 7. All names are also valid on Windows Vista unless specified otherwise.

Control Panel Item

 

Canonical name

 

Action Center

 

Microsoft.ActionCenter (Windows 7 and later only)

 

Administrative Tools

 

Microsoft.AdministrativeTools

 

For Example:

You want to disable Administrative Tools and User Accounts from Control Panel, enter the value as below:

 

·         Microsoft.AdministrativeTools

 

·         Microsoft.UserAccounts

 

 

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Close the Control Panel then check again, you won’t see these 2 items:

 

 

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