Disable any Application using Registry

This Registry Trick will Help you to disable any application.
Open Registry Editor :
1. Click Start
2. Click Run
3. Type : RegEdit
4. Press Ok or hit Enter

1. Locate to Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
2. Add a Value Name: DisallowRun and set its value to 1.
3. Now Create a SubKey:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun.
4.Create a Value Name it anything, set its value to the Name of the Exe File of the Application to Disable
5. Refresh Window this Trick Does not require Re-Start.


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Guest Author: Suresh02 Feb 2012

This wont work if the user rename the exe file and run it.It can not block after renaming the exe file.!

Guest Author: Afzal01 Jul 2012

its not working in Windows 7

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