How to Hide Shutdown Restart in Start Menu on Windows 10?

As an administrator, sometimes for many reasons that you need to obligate users cannot either shut down or restart their computer.

We will show you to get the goal. Here the 2 methods.

Edit Using Windows Registry

Open Regedit from start menu

Navigate to: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

Add the new DWORD (32-bit) value as the image below

Restart your Explorer by Sign-out, Log-on again, you will see the function of Shutdown and Restart was disappear.

Edit Using Domain Group Policy Object (GPO)

This applies for Domain environment, apply for a bulk of user.

Open Group Policy Management

Create New Policy named Remove Shutdown/Restart from Start Menu

Remember to place the user wish to apply the Policy under assigned OU.

Edit Policy, go to User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Registry

Add new Registry Item

Action: Create


Key Path: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value name: NoClose

Value type: REG_DWORD

Value data: 1

Base: Decimal

At the client, do the command gpupdate /force then see the result.

Hope it helps.

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