In tip 0484, I described how to disable the Windows key.
In Windows 2000, the Windows logo key will open the Start menu. The following combinations are supported by default:
Windows logo key+E: Starts Windows Explorer Windows logo key+R: Opens the Run dialog box Windows logo key+F: Opens the Search menu Windows logo key+U: Starts Utility Manager Windows logo key+F1: Starts Windows Help Windows logo key+F3: Opens the Search menu.You can disable the 'Windows logo key+E' combination by enabling the Disable programs on Settings menu Group Policy at User Configuration\AdministrativeTemplates\Start Menu and Taskbar.
NOTE: Enabling the Disable programs on Settings menu Group Policy will remove the following from the Settings menu:
Control Panel Network and Dialup Connections PrintersWith the policy enabled, pressing the 'Windows logo key+E' displays:
This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.
NOTE: All other Windows logo key combinations will continue to work.