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Is there a group policy to hide the language selection on the Windows XP taskbar? I need to set this on several machines so don't want to go hiding it one by one.

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You can use the following registry setting to remove it:

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{540D8A8B-1C3F-4E32-8132-530F6A502090}]
@="Language bar"
"MenuTextPUI"="@%SystemRoot%\\System32\\msutb.dll,-325"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
NoSaveSettings"=dword:00000000

Once you've done that, you can create an Administrative Template from it and deploy that (instructions in this knowledgebase article).

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Thanks. Your post has a few typos (one missing "\" after CLSID and a space between msutb. and dll) so it didn't work out of the box, but here's the corrected version that does work: [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{540D8A8B-1C3F-4E32-8132-530F6A502090}] @="Language bar" "MenuTextPUI"="@%SystemRoot%\\System32\\msutb.dll,-325" –  Siim K Dec 27 '10 at 9:52
    
my bad, fixed, thanks for letting me know. :) –  Matthieu Cartier Dec 27 '10 at 10:09

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