Preventing changes to Taskbar and Start Menu settings can be useful for a few reasons. Here are some reason why to do it:
- If a computer is used by multiple users or in a business environment, preventing changes to the Taskbar and Start Menu settings can help maintain a consistent user experience across all devices.
- Taskbar and Start Menu settings can be used to launch specific programs or access system settings. By preventing changes to these settings, it can help prevent unauthorized access to certain programs or settings that may compromise the security of the system.
In the video below, we go over how to prevent changes to the taskbar and start menu settings within Windows 10 or Windows 11 using a group policy.