Remove Program from Start Menu using Group Policy

How to Remove Program from Start Menu using Group Policy

In previous posts, we have learned what is group policy and how to apply group policy in Windows Server 2012 R2. In this post, we would learn the steps to remove program from start menu using Group Policy in Windows Server 2012 R2. Through this policy, we can remove all the icons from the start menu but the Start screen will show icons that are pinned to Start menu.

Group Policy to  “Remove Program from  Start Menu” in Windows Server 2012 R2

Remove Program from Start Menu” is a user policy. So, we’ll create an Organizational Unit in Active Directory Users and Computers and add users in that OU. Then, through GPMC we will link a GPO with this OU so that policy will be applied to the users added in the OU.

1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers and create an Organizational Unit and add users in it. In this scenario, we have created an OU naming Sales and added two users in it naming TU1 & TU2. We would disable Remove Program from Start Menu using Group Policy for these two users. 

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