The Windows Log Off button is contained within the lower area of your Start Menu after you click on the Start Button. This option can be used to not only Log Off a user and switch to another user, but it can also be used to recover from program freezes. So you may be able to avoid rebooting by simply logging out and then re-logging into your operating system. Therefore, this technical brief will show you how to enable the Log off button if it is not present or has been disabled in your Start Menu for Windows Millennium.
Displaying The Log Off Button In Windows Millennium
- Begin by first clicking on the Start Button.
- Then click on Settings and then click on the Taskbar and Start Menu icon.
- This will open up the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties Window.
- Then click on the Advanced Tab located at the top of the screen.
- In the lower white area of the screen, place a check mark next to Display Log off.
- Then click the OK button to save your changes and close the Taskbar Properties Window.
- You will now notice that when you click on the Start Button, the Log Off Button is now present.
Note: Both Windows 98 And Windows XP Have The Log Off Button Always Enabled In The Start Menu.