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NOTE: The information in this article applies to Internet Explorer 5 users only if the Windows Desktop Update component is installed. This component is installed with Windows 98 or can be installed with Internet Explorer 4. For information about adding or removing the Windows Desktop Update component, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
165695IMPORTANT: This article contains information about editing the registry. Before you edit the registry, make sure you understand how to restore it if a problem occurs. For information about how to do this, view the "Restoring the Registry" Help topic in Regedit.exe or the "Restoring a Registry Key" Help topic in Regedt32.exe.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/165695/EN-US/ )How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update
This article describes how to remove the Log Off <Username> command from the Start menu.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
For information about how to edit the registry, view the "Changing Keys And Values" Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) or the "Add and Delete Information in the Registry" and "Edit Registry Data" Help topics in Regedt32.exe. Note that you should back up the registry before you edit it.
To remove the Log Off <Username> command from the Start menu, use Registry Editor to locate the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ ExplorerAdd a new binary value named NoLogOff to this key with the following value:
01 00 00 00
Article ID: 177903 - Last Review: January 22, 2007 - Revision: 3.2
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