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Remove Suspend from the Start Menu (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular

If the Suspend option doesn't work as it should, or you simply want to remove the option from the Start Menu, then use this tweak.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find the key and value below.

Change the value of 'APMMenuSuspend' to equal '00', restart the machine and the suspend option should have disappeared.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Enum\Root\*PNP0C05\0000]
Value Name: APMMenuSuspend
Data Type: REG_BINARY (Binary Value)
Value Data: (00 = not visible, 01 = visible)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: April 18, 2002