Remove Network Connections item from the Start menu (All Users).

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This setting disables the display of Network Connections inside the Start menu.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
Network connections option in control panel lets you connect to other computers, networks and internet. If you go to start > settings menu and select network connections, operating system will open the network connections window. But, with this setting can hide network connections item in the start menu. For this, go to start > run, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a dword value nonetworkconnections, if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value to 1 which can hide network connections item. However, if you want to show the item again, change the value data to 0 or delete the value. The changes take effect after a restart or logoff. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.


First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Go to <b>[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\]</b>, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "NoNetworkConnections" in "Explorer" key.
Next, right-click on "NoNetworkConnections" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value User "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\]
  • Location: Local Machine
  • Value Name: NoNetworkConnections
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry

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