Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Remove items from Start Menu

17 Nov 2011   #1
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Remove items from Start Menu

I am trying to remove everything from my Start Menu shutdown menu.

It currently has Shut Down as the main button, then the arrow shows Switch User, Log off, and Lock all greyed out, and Restart, Sleep and Hibernate Enabled.

I have tried looking, but found no way.

I am trying to disable/remove everyone from the arrow menu including the actually arrow itself. So I am just left with the blank Shut Down box with no arrow.

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit.

Thanks, Joe.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Nov 2011   #2
Greg S

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Since you have Ultimate, run gpedit.msc. Enable what's highlighted in the right pane

Remove items from Start Menu-untitled.jpg


My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Nov 2011   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Joe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, to help with what Greg posted:For the others:Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Nov 2011   #4
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Guys, I followed what Greg said, it removed some of them but Made Log Off the default button, and on the arrow Switch User, and Lock Greyed out.

It won't even let me change that option:



EDIT:
Use Small Icons and Use Aero Peak is also disabled.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Remove items from Start Menu




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items
How to Remove and Restore the Default "New" Context Menu Items in Windows 7 and Windows 8 This will show you how to either remove or restore the default New context menu items in Windows 7 and Windows 8. These include the NEW - Folder, Shortcut, Bitmap image, Contact, Journal Document, Rich...
Tutorials
Add/Remove Default Start Menu Items
I'm preparing a Windows 7 image for deployment, and there are a number of items I'd like to change on the Start Menu and Taskbar. Unfortunately, however, these are not items convered under the Tarkbar and Start Menu Properties box. An out of the box Win 7 installation will have a number of...
Customization
remove start menu items for new user acc
Hi Guys Ive set up a new user acc but need to remove some of the programs in the start menu on this acc.The problem is i cant access the start menu folder under users it says its not accessible and also alot of the folders in the users section are marked as shortcuts is this normal....
Customization
Custom Items on Start Menu Context Menu
We have a custom application which users are used to launching by right clicking on the start menu and selecting it from there. We have made this customisation in both XP and Vista by adding an entry in: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell However when I try to do this in Windows 7 nothing...
Customization
Remove items from the right click menu? How?
Hi Guys, my right click menu has grown itself too big :confused: Here it is when i right click a folder: http://i44.tinypic.com/2q16tea.jpg How can i remove items from it? Any ideas? It fills my whole screen atm lol
Customization
Unable to remove items from the start Menu
Previously I was able to remove an item from the start menu but today for some reason it stopped being able to do that. It does it for any program. I have tried rebooting, turning off and letting it sit. Nada. Anyone got any useful insight? This is the one trouble I have had so far...
Performance & Maintenance


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:48.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App