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What are the valid values for Safely Remove reg entry

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    What are the valid values for Safely Remove reg entry


    I've seen in a few forum posts that you can change the value of this registry entry:

    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\SysTray\Services

    to various values to add or remove items that will trigger the Safely Remove Hardware icon from the Systray of the Taskbar. The default value is

    REG_DWORD 0x1f

    Does anyone know what the valid values are and what they control.

    For instance, setting it to 27 (0x1b) remove the sound volume control icon.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    For hiding 'Safely Remove Devices' value changes to 0x0000001d (29)
    (this came about after running the batch file I posted about earlier: Safely Remove hardware icon in taskbar removal!?)
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    I relay want the complete list of valid values. Thanks though.
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What are the valid values for Safely Remove reg entry
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