Restrict user's to access Shutdown Button



This tip is very interesting for home and some small office users, who want to restrict user's ability to shutdown their computer. You can hide the Shutdown button from the Start menu using registry editor and also restrict access to shutdown, if a user clicks on Ctrl+Alt+Del.

ShutDown copy

Follow the given steps to hide system shutdown button from start menu:
To use this feature, you will need to be logged into your computer with
administrative rights.
1. Click Start button and type regedit in Run option then press Enter for next.
2. Here locate the location to:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion \Policies\Explorer
3. Here in right side panel, right click to create a new DWORD value with name NoClose.
4. Now assign number 1 to its value data box. Now close the registry editor and restart your computer to take changes effect.
5.  if you want to unhide the shutdown button then simply change the value data box to 0 or delete this DWORD item.
6. Again close the registry editor and restart your computer to take changes effect.

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