How to Hide My Documents icon From Start Menu in Windows XP

To remove or hide My Documents icon from start menu you need to change the group policy. To change the group policy to remove or hide My Documents icon from start menu follow the below steps: 


Step 1. click Start button and then click Run to open run dialog box or press windows key + R on the keyboard to open run dialog box

Step 2. type gpedit.msc and click OK

Step 3. group policy dialog window opens


Step 4. expand User Configuration by clicking on the + sign

Step 5. again expand Administrative Templates by clicking on the + sign

Step 6. select Start Menu and Taskbar and find “Remove My Documents icon from Start menu” on the right hand side and double click to open it


Step 7. select radio button against Enabled

Step 8. click Apply and OK

Once you click OK My Documents icon is removed or hided from Start menu. If you want to get back My Documents icon again do the above six (6) steps and in step seven (7) select radio button against Not Configured and then click OK.

How to Hide My Documents icon From Start Menu in Windows XP How to Hide My Documents icon From Start Menu in Windows XP Reviewed by Mani on February 03, 2013 Rating: 5

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