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Remove user name from Start Menu

This policy setting allows you to remove the user name label from the Start Menu in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. If you enable this policy setting the user name label is removed from the Start Menu in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. To remove the user name folder on Windows Vista set the “Remove user folder link from Start Menu” policy setting. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting the user name label appears on the Start Menu in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> Explorer # NoUserNameInStartMenu

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Start Menu and Taskbar

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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