hide icons on the task bar gpo

Carl94580345 31 Reputation points

Need to remove icons from the task bar, especially the Edge icon. tried use the "Start layout" setting did not work at all. Need help

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  1. Limitless Technology 44,001 Reputation points

    Hello there, The pinned icons are stored in two locations: In the File System, stored shortcut files under %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar. In the Registry, stored configuration under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Taskband. We could delete the shortcut directly, but it will keep an invalid icon on the taskbar. If you need delete all pained icons, you may use group policy setting “Remove pinned programs from the Taskbar” under “User Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar”. For your reference: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/28239.how-to-manage-windows-taskbar-items-pinning-using-group-policy.aspx Hope this resolves your Query !! --If the reply is helpful, please Upvote and Accept it as an answer--

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