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Remove Log Off From Start Menu

BlackDiamond
Trying to remove the ability to Log Off from the Start Menu. I don't want a user to be able to log off.

I have set domain group policy to Remove Loggoff on the Start Menu Properties to enabled.
User Configuration/Policies/Admin Templates/Start Menu and Taskbar/Remove Loggoff on the Start Menu Properties/Enabled

I also tried the above through local policy using gpedit.msc.

In the registry I also tried the following
1. type "regedit" in start menu, right click and choose "run as administrator".
2. Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
3. In the right pane, create a new DWORD value namedStartMenuLogOff and set its value to "1".
4. Close the registry
5. Reboot the machine

I tried these separately and simultaneously and nothing works.

Any thoughts on this?
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    CharlieSpencer

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    CharlieSpencer

    Try reposting this in the 'Q&A' forum. The 'Discussion' forum is for matters of general discussion, not specific problems in search of a solution. The 'Water Cooler' is for non-technical discussions. You can submit a question to 'Q&A' here:

    http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/questions/post?tag=mantle_skin;content

    There are TR members who specifically seek out problems in need of a solution. Although there is some overlap between the forums, you'll find more of those members in 'Q&A' than in 'Discussions' or 'Water Cooler'.

    Be sure to use the voting buttons to provide your feedback. Voting a '+' does not necessarily mean that a given response contained the complete solution to your problem, but that it served to guide you toward it. This is intended to serve as an aid to those who may in the future have a problem similar to yours. If they have a ready source of reference available, perhaps won't need to repeat questions previously asked and answered. If a post did contain the solution to your problem, you can also close the question by marking the helpful post as "The Answer".