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How do I disable office applications from loading on client machines through group policy?

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Found an answer:… – Sally May 31 '11 at 22:08
Please post that as an answer and mark it "accepted" when you are able. – jscott Jul 15 '12 at 0:30
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Depending on your client versions, you could either use a path rule in Software Restriction Policies (Windows 2000 and newer) or AppLocker (Windows 7) through group policies to disallow the execution of certain applications for your users.

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