[Windows 7] Lock the Start Menu

[Windows 7] Lock the Start Menu

You can lock the Start menu of Windows 7, that is , preventing any other user to add/remove/change the icons and options present. Here’s how to proceed:
Click on Start > Run > Regedit
Go to :HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Policies
Click on the Edit menu > New > Key
Name it as “Explorer”
Select the Key
Click on the Edit menu > New > DWORD Value 32 bits.
Name this value as “NoChangeStartMenu” and set it’s value to “1”

Close the registry editor and restart your PC for the changes to take effect.

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