How to Prevent Anyone from Pinning Program in Taskbar on Windows 8

Conclusively, there is no extra alternative of Taskbar of Windows operating system and today’s script let you or any user prevent from pinning program in Taskbar so that you can make clean your desktop. You know that you can pin anything to this Taskbar using Taskbar Pinner or you can also prevent anyone from creating new toolbar in this Taskbar and more. However, suppose, you have left your laptop at your home or you have forgotten your desktop from being locked by password. At this situation, any unwanted person most probably, you kid can pin anything or do anything with your PC. We will discuss other things after day by day but today we will just help you to prevent anyone from pinning program in Taskbar. By default you can find the following picture when you will go to pin anything to this taskbar;

But it will changed after making use of this trick.

Today we will show you this trick that will be finished though Group Policy Editor. This illustration is smoothly working on Windows 7 when I do not know whether it will work on other version of Windows or not.

How to prevent anyone form pinning program in Taskbar?

At first, open your Group Policy Editor and navigate to the following arena;

User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Start Menu and taskbar

Do Check:

There from find out the option that says Do not allow pinning programs in Taskbar. Double click on it and change the setting from Not Configured to Enabled. Hence, you will be able to make sure your settings.

How to Prevent Anyone from Pinning Program in Taskbar

Now whenever, you and other users will go to pin anything to this taskbar, you or that user will come across to this following type of screen.

How to Prevent Anyone from Pinning Program in Taskbar

That’s all!


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