Remove the Help Option from the Start Menu (Windows 9x)

Remove the Help Option from the Start Menu (Windows 9x)

This tweak hides the Help option on the Start Menu.

Open your registry and find the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called ‘NoHelp’ set the value to equal ‘1’ to enable the restriction.

Exit your registry, you may need to restart for the changes to take effect.

You entries should look like:


 Name  Data
(Default) (value not set)
NoHelp 0x00000001 (1)

Registry Settings:
Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer] Value Name: NoHelp
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)

Note: On some versions of Windows 9x, this may not work. In lieu of this regedit, disable “help” by renaming the following files:

Current File Name: Rename to:

Warning! Making changes to the Windows® registry can cause serious problems if done incorrectly that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We do not guarantee that problems arising from incorrect use of the registry can be solved. Use the above information at your own risk.

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