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Published on 05.25.09 by Brent Trahan

Remove Undock PC Button from the Start Menu

Learn how to disable the “Undock PC” button in the Start Menu in Windows 7.

If you enable this setting, the “Undock PC” button is removed from the simple Start Menu, and your PC cannot be undocked.

If you disable this setting or do not configure it, the “Undock PC” button remains on the simple Start menu, and your PC can be undocked.

Hide the “Undock PC” button from the Start Menu

  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, and then select Start Menu and Taskbar in the left column of the Group Policy editor.

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  3. Double-click Remove the “Undock PC” button from the Start Menu in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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