Hide the Log off item from the Start Menu (For Current User).

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This setting is used to hide the Log off item from the Start Menu.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
By using this tweak you are able to hide the log off item from the start menu. For this, go to start > run menu, enter "regedit" and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a dword value "startmenulogoff", if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value to "1" for hiding log off item. However, if you want to get back to the original state and show log off item in the start menu, change the value to "0". The changes take effect after a restart or log off. 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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\]</b> , right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "StartMenuLogoff" in "Explorer" key.
Next, right-click on "StartMenuLogoff" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value User "1" without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: StartMenuLogoff
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry

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