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remove web part from custom site defintion

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 31, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi,    I need to remove a web part from a custom site defintion. The links web part needs to be removed from the site defintion.  I have recreated the site definition from sts . I found this good article (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2007/03/22/customizing-moss-2007-my-sites-within-the-enterprise.aspx). but a bit lost as i can't find the wp.gettype method the author is using. I am open to suggestion or  is there  a way to remove the web parts by creating a user control which would remove the web parts.  

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