JSI Tip 5774. How do I remove the users full name from the top of the Windows XP Start menu?

If you wish to remove the users full name from the Windows XP Start menu, you can do it for a user or for all users of the computer:

Current User

1. Copy / Paste the following to a RFN.REG file:

REGEDIT4

\[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\]
"NoUserNameInStartMenu"=dword:00000001

2. Merge the RFN.REG file with your registry or run regedit /s RFN.REG.

3. The user must log off and on for this setting to take effect.

All Users

1. Copy / Paste the following to a RFN.REG file:

REGEDIT4

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\]
"NoUserNameInStartMenu"=dword:00000001

2. Merge the RFN.REG file with your registry or run regedit /s RFN.REG.

3. You must restart Windows XP for this setting to take effect.



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