Windows XP Local Group Policy

Posted on 2011-10-27
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Is it possible to edit the Shut Down menu to remove "Log Off" from via the local group policy editor on XP Pro?

On Windows 7 there is a clear option to do this but I cannot find on XP. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many Thanks
Question by:ouch_mybrain_
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    Accepted Solution

    Please see the gpedit part here.

    We can use the Group Policy editor (Gpedit.msc) and the following location could be used to configure Start menu features:
    User Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Start Menu and Taskbar

    There is an excellent tutorial from microsoft also.

    Title: Policy settings for the Start menu in Windows XP
    LVL 7

    Assisted Solution

    Run GPEDIT.MSC on windows xp machine.

    Browse to User Configuration > Administrative Template > Start menu and Taskbar > Remove Logoff on the Start Menu.

     Remove Logoff on the Start Menu.

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    Thanks, both comments were useful

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