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Disable Menu Bars and the Start Button (Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP) Popular

This tweak can be used to disable the menu bar in standard Windows applications and the Start Button.

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

Rename the key by placing a dash "-" in front of the GUID (i.e. {-5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}).

Restart Windows for the change to take effect.

Note: This tweak may cause a problem with the taskbar appearance when Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater is installed. If you experience a problem please reverse the tweak to restore the original setting.

Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}]

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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: March 14, 2003