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Published on 05.26.09 by Brent Trahan

Remove Logoff from the Windows Security Dialog Box

Learn how to prevent users from logging off in Windows 7.

This setting disables or removes all menu items and buttons that log the user off the system.

Prevent Users from Logging Off

  1. Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.

    Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.

  2. Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, and then select Ctrl+Alt+Del Options in the left column of the Group Policy editor.

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  3. Double-click Remove Logoff in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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