unable to delete admin. tools icon on desktop



somehow i have a admin.tools icon in control pannel and one on the desktop.
nothing that i try will allow my to delete it or move it. the machine in
question has a registry entry for control pannel and for desktop none of my
other machines have an entry in desktop.
below is registry entries

{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153} (DEFAULT) REG_SZ ADMINSTRATIVE


{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153} (DEFAULT) REG_SZ (value not

i dont like the idea of admin tools on desktop not sure how to or if i can
delete the registry entry for desktop??????????

any help would be appreciated. nothing has worked no delete option with
right click. i can create a short cut from the desktop icon and delete it.
but that ont admin icon is always there and cant be moved.

Alan Edwards

If you don't want it, then export the Registry key in case you change
your mind and then delete it.



thanks alan that worked fine it is gone. i had taken the laptop in to have
the op cover replaced undre warrenty and when i got it back admin tools was
on my desktop. called the service center was told they had no need touse
admin tools and it was not them. i dont like registry stuff a misteak can
cause too much work. thankfully the icon is off the desktop.

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