To remove the Internet Explorer icon from your Terminal Server desktop, start the registry editor from the Terminal Server console. Delete the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\Namespace\FBF23B42-E3F0-101B-8488-00AA003E56F8

NOTE: Deleting the above key will also work on any Windows NT 4.0 platform.