Updated: August 1, 2012
Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista
StartPanelOff specifies whether the new Start Panel or the classic Start menu appears when the Start button is clicked. When the classic Start menu is used, Computer, Control Panel, User Profile, Internet Explorer, and Network icons are shown on the desktop.
|This setting is removed and should not be used. The Windows XP Start menu is not available in Windows® 8 or Windows® 7. This information is for reference only.|
Specifies that the classic Start menu appears when the Start button is clicked.
Specifies that the new Start Panel appears when the Start button is clicked. This is the default value.
For a list of the supported Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.
The following XML output shows how to turn the Start Panel off.