This is a neat trick you can play on that lamer that has a huge ego, in this section I teach you, how to disable the ShutDown option in the Shut Down Dialog Box. This trick involves editing the registry, so please make backups. Launch regedit.exe and go to :
In the right pane look for the NoClose Key. If it is not already there then create it by right-clicking in the right pane and selecting New > String Value.(Name it – NoCloseKey ) Now once you see the NoCloseKey in the right pane, right click on it and select Modify. Then Type 1 in the Value Data Box.
Doing the above on a Win98 and above system disables the Shut Down option in the Shut Down Dialog Box. But on a Win95 machine if the value of NoCloseKey is set to 1 then click on the Start > Shut Down button displays the following error message:
This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.
You can enable the shutdown option by changing the value of NoCloseKey to 0 or simply deleting the particular entry i.e. delete NoCloseKey.
Instead of performing the above difficult to remember process, simply save the following with an extension of .reg and add it’s contents to the registry by double clicking on it.