Remove All Programs from the start menu on Windows XP Home

I need to remove the All Programs button from the start up menu for a particular user profile. This profile is to have very restricted access on the machine. So far I have not found a way to remove only the All Programs button.

I know that I can remove which programs within this option but I want to remove the actuall button.

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Open the registry editor (press WINDOWS+R, type "regedit" in the box) and navigate to the key "[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer]". Make a new DWORD called "NoStartMenuMorePrograms" with the value 1. (Edit->New->DWORD, rename newly created value to "NoStartMenuMorePrograms" Right-click it, click modify change it's value to 1).

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Open your registry and find or create the key below:

User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
Value Name: NoStartMenuMorePrograms
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = default, 1 = disable button)
Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: This setting only applies to the Windows XP Start Menu, not the Classic Start Menu.
DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
carlocAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys, this worked a treat.
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