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Hide the button to turnoff computer (For Current User).

This setting enables you to control the display of “Turn Off Computer” item in the Start menu.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
“Turn Off Computer” option provides the user to turnoff/close down the system or to go to other options like standby, restart. This setting enables you to remove the item from the Start menu.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “NoClose”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can remove turn off item from the Start menu. However, if you want to remove the option, change the value to “0” or delete the added values.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Hide Shut down from StartMenu.reg

The '.reg' file can hide the "Turn Off Computer" button.

Show Shut down in StartMenu (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can show "Turn Off Computer" button.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

'Shut Down' option is hidden from the Start menu.

'Shut Down' option is visible by default in the Start menu.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\] Now, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "NoClose" in "Explorer" key.

Next, right-click on "NoClose" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Clear the computer names searched on a network.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting allows you to clear the names of all computers that were passed as arguments while searching a computer on the network.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For Current User).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For All Users).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Clear the recently accessed documents list.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to delete the documents in "Recent Documents" folder.

Clear history of recently accessed entries on logoff.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to clear the recently accessed documents list on Start Menu as well as the Internet Explorer URL history, when you log off your system.

 
 
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