HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Program Manager\Restrictions

Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0 | 1 0


Disables the Save Settings on Exit command in the Options menu in Program Manager. Changes that the user makes to the arrangement of windows and icons are not restored when Windows 2000 is restarted.

Value Meaning
0 Enables Save Settings on Exit.
1 Disables Save Settings on Exit.

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The value of this entry takes precedence over the value of SaveSettings.

This entry applies to Program Manager only; it does not affect Windows Explorer.