Remove Shutdown Option From Start Menu

You might be using some shortcut / shortcut keys for performing Shutdown and you don't the Shutdown option in Start Menu . If the case is so , just follow the following steps.

* Goto Run and type gpedit.msc
* Navigate to User Configuration->Administrative Templates->Start Menu &Taskbar
* Find the option 'Remove Shutdown on Start Menu' and set is as 'Enable'.

Its Done !

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  1. I only want to disable shut down for one user!! Can anyone help?

  2. I want to disable only a particular user. Not all the users. How to do that

  3. Hi Zakirish,

    Unfortunately, these settings gets applied to all users and AFAIK you cannot apply them to individual accounts.



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