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Enable Classic Shell

User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Explorer


Disables Active Desktop, Web view, and thumbnail views. Also, users cannot configure their system to open items by single-clicking (such as in Mouse in Control Panel). As a result, the user interface looks and operates like the interface for Windows NT 4.0 and users cannot restore the new features.

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This policy takes precedence over the Enable Active Desktop policy. If both policies are enabled, Active Desktop is disabled.

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