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Disable the Standard Windows Close, Minimize, and Maximize Buttons

Disable the Standard Windows Close, Minimize, and Maximize Buttons

To disable the standard Windows Close, Minimize, and Maximize buttons, simply set the ControlBox property of a Windows Form to False.

You can set this either by using the “Window Style” dropdown in the Properties pane or dynamically by adding the following code to the form:

Me.ControlBox = False
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