Prevent open or minimized applications from restarting at reboot


You can control whether Explorer will restore windows which were open when NT
was shutdown. This automatic restoring of windows drives me nuts. It was a
problem in OS/2, Windows NT, and now Windows 2000. You don’t like it, fix it
with the following Windows NT / Windows 2000 registry hack :

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Key:
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Name:
NoSaveSettings
Type: REG_BINARY
Value: 1
This entry will prevent you from permanently
repositioning desktop shortcuts and from adjusting the size and/or position of
the Taskbar.

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