Group Policy includes the Folder Options extension. This extension allows you to configure various Windows Explorer settings such as file type and application start-up associations, and folder view options.
You can create and configure File Type, Open With, and Folder Options preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:
Computer Configuration or User Configuration
└ Control Panel Settings
└ Folder Options
For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: