In This tutorial, we learn  remove shutdown button from logon screen.

With simple settings change Group Policy Editor  we remove shutdown button from login screen,

Easy way to remove/hide or disable Shutdown button from login screen. This works in almost all Windows versions including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 , Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 .

 

This trick doesn’t involves changing any system file. Few simple steps and it’ll remove the shutdown button from login screen.

  • METHOD 1: Using Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc)
  • METHOD 2: Using Registry Editor (regedit.exe)

METHOD 1: Using Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc)

1. Type gpedit.msc in RUN to open Group Policy Editor.

2. Now go to:

Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options

3. In right-side pane, look for “Shutdown: Allow system to be shut down without having to log on” option.

The option would be set to Enabled. Double-click on it and set it to Disabled.

Apply the changes and it’ll immediately remove Shutdown button from login screen.

4. To restore shutdown button, again set the “Shutdown: Allow system to be shut down without having to log on” option to Enabled.

METHOD 2: Using Registry Editor (regedit.exe)

If Group Policy Editor  doesnot opens due to any reasons, you can do with  Registry Editor  the same task. Follow these simple steps:

1. Type regedit in RUN or Start search box and press Enter. It’ll open Registry Editor.

2. Now go to following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Policies/System

3. In right-side pane, look for a DWORD shutdownwithoutlogon. Double-click on it and set its value to 0 as shown in following screenshot:

Restart or log off your system and shutdown button will get removed from login screen.

4. To restore shutdown button, change value of shutdownwithoutlogon to 1.

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