If you wish to remove the All Programs button 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 RAP.REG file:

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

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

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

All Users

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

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

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

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