Windows 10: Remove "Settings" from the Windows 10 Start Menu

  1.    19 Jul 2017 #1

    Remove "Settings" from the Windows 10 Start Menu


    Has anyone been able to remove "Settings" from the Windows 10 Start Menu?

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  2. iBlob's Avatar
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       19 Jul 2017 #2

    Hi,

    Have you tried manually removing it?

    Steps:

    Click Start followed by Settings

    Under Settings choose Personalisation

    Under Personalisation, select Start from the Menu on the left hand side

    At the bottom should be a blue link saying "Choose Which Folders Appear on Start" > Select this (see below)

    Under this menu you should see that Settings is enabled by default, simple disable it

    Let me know how you get on

    Thanks :)

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  3.    19 Jul 2017 #3

    Yes, but it removes it only from the "sidebar" in Start Menu, not the Application list.
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  4. iBlob's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Jul 2017 #4

    Have you tried using gpedit.msc and configuring it that way?

    Under User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu and Taskbar

    Here you should be able to configure the settings app and disable it from showing on the pane as well as the application list

    Thanks

    :)

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  5.    20 Jul 2017 #5

    Go to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and you should find it there then delete it but save a copy of the shortcut in case you want it back
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