"Jesper" <Jesper@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> This policy setting does not work for me:
>> "User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows
>> Mail\Turn off Windows Mail Application" = enabled.
>> Windows Mail still opens.
>> Similar setting for Movie Maker works just fine.
>> Can someone confirm this?
> Confirmed. That setting does not work. Nice find.
And the reason is ...
WinMail searches for HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows
Mail\ManualLaunchAllowed, but never seems to search for
Similarly, DisableUserCommunities seems to only apply to the machine, not to
[Troubleshooting tips - I used ProcessMonitor from SysInternals to get the
details of what registry values were, and weren't being used, and I vgrepped
my way through C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\WindowsMail.admx to see what
registry values the policy setting enabled or disabled.]
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