Removing all blue "help" buttons from the top right corner of windows


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Hello,

I'm trying to remove all the ugly blue "help" buttons from the top right corner of several of the windows throughout the OS, mainly in the control panel items.

I have identified the following files to contain them:

accessibilitycpl.dll
ActionCenterCPL.dll
DiagCpl.dll
fvecpl.dll
PerfCenterCPL.dll
powercpl.dll
sdcpl.dll
SensorsCpl.dll
systemcpl.dll
taskbarcpl.dll
themecpl.dll
usercpl.dll
wucltux.dll


For example, "wucltux.dll" is the windows update window.

Upon viewing the code through a hex editor via "UIFILE\123" for example, I believe that I have narrowed it down to the following:

<if class="cp_help_glyph">
<Button height="18rp" width="18rp" content="icon(99,sysmetric(49),sysmetric(50),library(imageres.dll))" padding="rect(1rp,1rp,1rp,1rp)" cursor="hand" accRole="link" accdefaction="click" tooltip="true"/>
<if keyfocused="true">
<Button contentalign="focusrect"/>
</if>
</if>
<if class="cp_content_pane">
<Element width="600rp" padding="rect(10rp,0rp,10rp,0rp)" background="themeable(dtb(CONTROLPANEL,2,0),window)"/>
</if>
<if class="wuapp_content_pane">
<Element width="600rp" padding="rect(26rp,0rp,26rp,0rp)" background="themeable(dtb(CONTROLPANEL,2,0),window)"/>
</if>
<if class="cp_content_instruction">
<Element contentalign="wrapleft" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,5,0,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE, 5, 0)" accessible="true" accRole="statictext"/>
</if>
<if class="cp_content_v_spacer">
<Element height="7rp"/>
</if>
<if class="cp_content_text">
<Element font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE, 6, 0)" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,6,0,3803)" contentalign="wrapleft" accessible="true" accRole="statictext"/>
<PText font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE, 6, 0)" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,6,0,3803)" contentalign="wrapleft" accessible="true" accRole="statictext"/>
</if>
<if class="cp_content_title_text">
<Element font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE, 19, 0)" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,19,0,3803)" contentalign="wrapleft" accessible="true" accRole="statictext"/>
</if>
<if class="cp_help_link">
<Button accessible="true" accRole="link" accdefaction="click" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,1,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,1)" overhang="false"/>
<Element accessible="true" accRole="link" accdefaction="click" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,1,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,1)" overhang="false"/>
<if keyfocused="true">
<Button contentalign="wrapleft | focusrect"/>
<Element contentalign="wrapleft | focusrect"/>
</if>
<if enabled="false">
<Button foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,4,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,4)"/>
<Element foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,4,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,4)"/>
</if>
<if mousefocused="true">
<Button cursor="hand" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,2,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,2)"/>
<Element cursor="hand" foreground="gtc(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,2,3803)" font="gtf(CONTROLPANELSTYLE,7,2)"/>



What portions do I have to delete to remove the button while still having the window functional?

Basically, I want to remove the blue buttons without breaking anything.

Deleting the blue question mark icon outright from the "imageres.dll" file causes breakage.


Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers.
 

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