There are four different easy ways to disable the new context menu and get back to the old classic context menu of Windows 10 in Windows 11. This post from MiniTool will introduce how to disable Show More Options on Windows 11 one by one.

Windows 11 brings an all-new user interface with a greater focus on simplicity. It offers a clean and fresh design. One of the most subtle changes to Windows 11 concerns the new modern right-click or context menus for File Explorer and the desktop.

To enable show more options Windows 11, you need to right-click your desktop and choose Show more options or press the Shift + F10 keys together.

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Way 1: Via Registry Editor

You can also try to use Registry Editor to disable show more options Windows 11

Step 1: Type Registry Editor in the Windows Search bar to open it.

Step 2: Go to the following path:


Step 3: Right-click the CLSID folder, expand New, and select Key. Or after right-clicking the folder (CLSID), next, right-click on a space in the pane.

Step 4: A new Key folder will be created. Rename the Key folder. Copy and paste from below to avoid an error:

Step 5: Create a sub-key by right-clicking the renamed key folder, placing the cursor on New , then selecting Key .

Step 6: Next, name the sub-key InprocServer32 . With the newly named sub-key highlighted, double-click the Default option. Examine the pop-up window and make sure the Value data is empty. Next, select OK .

​If you decide to enable the "Show More Options" menu again, you need to repeat the same steps and expand the CLSID key. Then, right-click the following key and select Delete . When the confirmation pop-up appears, Select Yes .


Way 2: Via Command Prompt

The last method for you to disable show more options Windows 11 is via Command Prompt.

Step 1: Type cmd in the Search box and choose the first result. Then, click Run as administrator .

Step 2: Once Command Prompt’s window opens you can put the following command and press Enter:

reg add HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}\InprocServer32 /ve /d "" /f

Step 3: Restart your computer.

If want to enable the "Show more options" menu in Windows 11, you can enter the following command in Command Prompt and restart your PC.

reg delete "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}" /f​

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Final Words

Here is all information about how to disable Show More Options on Windows 11. I hope this post can be helpful to you.

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