How To Disable Server Manager At Windows Logon?

by [Published on 14 July 2009 / Last Updated on 26 Feb. 2009]

This article explains a registry entry you can configure to disable Server Manager from opening at Windows Logon. This article applied to Windows Server 2008 only.

Server Manager in Windows Server 2008 opens when you start the Windows. You can use the following registry entry to enable/disable this behaviour:

  • KEY: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ServerManager
  • Entry: DoNotOpenServerManagerAtLogon
  • Value: 1 enabled, 0 disabled (default)

 

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