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Hi There

I have a Terminal server and need to remove the shutdown button from the start menu for the remote users only. I need the shutdown option to be available for Administrators.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I have looked at the policy but can not find where to remove the shutdown button
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This article may be of some help?

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sbs/2000/reskit/sbrk0016.mspx?mfr=true

It's a tad long winded so you may have to scan through and just find the area you want...
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Using Group Policies you can remove the Shutdown button...

Click Start -> Select Run -> Type GPEDIT.MSC

This opens up the local Group Policy Editor.  Navigate to the User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Expand the Start Menu and Taskbars and select to Remove and Prevent Access to the Shutdown Command. Enable this option and it solves the problem ;-)
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@lizabr

Where did you implement teh above group policy on the TS OU or the USers OU.
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