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Windows 7: Remove items from Start Menu

17 Nov 2011   #1

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.

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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

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17 Nov 2011   #3

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,
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18 Nov 2011   #4

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:

Use Small Icons and Use Aero Peak is also disabled.
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