By default, Windows incorporates a button on the login screen with shutdown option. It can be convenient but it’s simple enough to delete if you choose not to have it there. Your system runs important background utilities, such as a file server, Plex or remote access, even when you are not logged in. If you disable the Shutdown button, you limit the shutdown feature to users who can only log in to Windows. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to hide the Windows 10 Login screen shutdown button.

Hide Windows 10 Login screen shutdown button

To hide the Windows 10 login screen shutdown button, follow this procedure step by step.

Method #1

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type Regedit in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. After clicking the OK button, the following Registry Editor screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

The following screen will appear.

Now double click on the shutdownwithoutlogon option as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will double click the option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type 0 in the Value date textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Method #2

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type gpedit.msc in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. After this, the following screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path.

Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options

Now double click Shutdown: Allow the system to be shut down without having to log on the option from the right pane of the screen as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will double click the option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Select the Disabled radio button. Click Apply and then the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following these procedures you will be able to hide the Windows 10 login screen shutdown button.

How to hide the Windows 10 Login Screen Shutdown button

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