XP: Start Menu Registry Hacks 3 (Scripts Included)

Posted March 3, 2006 by William_Wilson in Windows

You can add and remove all the annoying features XP forces upon you, including the pinned window, recent documents, and logoff/shutdown buttons.


All keys apply to the Start menu.

Key Path for All Keys (except the last one):

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]

Add keys wanted below path in a .reg file
value 00000001 = 1 for enabled
value 00000000 = 0 for disabled

*I will write all code with the intention of enabling the feature.
*These hacks should also remove the check boxes from the Start menu customization menu, so keep your script in case you wish to go back.
*Nearly all of these changes will require a logoff or reboot to take effect.

Set Recent Documents’ Maximum Size:
*For this one, you may enter the size you wish. Supplied is the value for 10.

"MaxRecentDocs"=dword:00001000

Clear Recent Documents on Logoff or Shutdown:

"ClearRecentDocsOnExit"=dword:00000001

Remove Recent Documents:

"NoRecentDocsMenu"=dword:00000001

Remove Favorites Menu:

"NoFavoritesMenu"=dword:00000001

Remove Frequently Used List:

"NoStartMenuMFUprogramsList"=dword:00000001

Remove Network Places Icon:

"NoStartMenuNetworkPlaces"=dword:00000001

Remove My Documents Icon:

"NoSMMyDocs"=dword:00000001

Remove My Pictures:

"NoSMMyPictures"=dword:00000001

Remove My Music:

"NoStartMenuMyMusic"=dword:00000001

Remove Most Explorer Search Options:

"NoFind"=dword:00000001

Remove Run Icon:

"NoRun"=dword:00000001

Remove My Computer Icon:
***Special Key:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum]
"{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}"=dword:00000001

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-William. ยง (marvin_gohan)

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