The Folder Options (Windows XP) preference item lets you configure various settings for the Windows Explorer folder view. The Folder Options preference extension uses the Update action to process Folder Options items.
Creating a Folder Options (Windows XP) item
|To create a new Folder Options preference item|
Open the Group Policy Management Console. Right-click the Group Policy object (GPO) that should contain the new preference item, and then click Edit.
In the console tree under User Configuration, expand the Preferences folder, and then expand the Control Panel Settings folder.
Right-click the Folder Options node, point to New, and select Folder Options (XP).
In the New Folder Options Properties dialog box, enter folder options settings for Group Policy to configure. (For more information, see Enable and Disable Settings in a Preference Item.)
Click the Common tab, configure any options, and then type your comments in the Description box. (For more information, see Configure Common Options.)
Click OK. The new preference item appears in the details pane.
Folder Options (Windows XP) items apply to computers that are running Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. Use the Folder Options (Windows Vista® and later) item to configure folder option settings for computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows® 7, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Vista.
You can use item-level targeting to change the scope of preference items.
Preference items are available only in domain-based GPOs.