How to Hide Restart Option from Windows 11/10 Sign-in Screen?

Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7, include a power button at the login screen. By clicking on this power button, you can select the Restart option to reboot your computer. That means anyone who has access to your computer can restart your computer or laptop without knowing your user account password. Everything is good, but you can’t recover later if you have some unsaved work on your PC.

You can remove the Power button from Windows 11/10/8/7 Login screen, but it will eliminate all the Power options. That means restart, shut down, sleep, etc., all will hide from the Power, even you will not see the Power button on the Sign-in screen. If you want, you can only hide the Restart option from the Sign-in screen. For that, you need to take the help of the registry editor to remove the Restart option.

How to Hide or Remove Restart Option from Windows 11/10 Sign-in Screen?

Step 1. Open Registry Editor.

Step 2. When Registry Editor opens, navigate to the following path:-

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\default\Start\HideRestart

 

Step 3. Now on the right-side pane of HideRestart, look for value entry and double-click on it to open its settings.

Step 4. In the Value data field, replace 0 with 1 and click the OK button to apply the changes.

That’s it—no need to reboot your computer. When you click the Power button on Sign-in Screen, you will see the Restart option is missing.

In the future, if you want to add the Restart option on the Power button of the Sign-in screen, repeat the above steps and in step 4, in the Value data field, replace 1 with 0 and then click the OK button to apply the changes. That’s it!

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