Windows 10: How to Disable "View" option from Desktop context menu

  1.    28 May 2017 #1

    How to Disable "View" option from Desktop context menu


    Hello all !

    I have a simple question that how can we disable "view" option from desktop context menu.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2017_05_28_08_45_471.png 
Views:	25 
Size:	43.9 KB 
ID:	137078
    any help would be appriciated.
    thanks in advance
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    28 May 2017 #2

    Since this is an OS feature, it's not like user added or program added context menu entries, so cannot be achieved by context menu editors,

    I don't think there's a way to do that as a user.

    I give you this purely as an illustration as it's nothing to do with Win 10:
    How to enable Option in Desktop Context Menu in Windows XP? - AskVG
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    29 May 2017 #3

    dalchina said: View Post
    Since this is an OS feature, it's not like user added or program added context menu entries, so cannot be achieved by context menu editors,

    I don't think there's a way to do that as a user.

    I give you this purely as an illustration as it's nothing to do with Win 10:
    How to enable Option in Desktop Context Menu in Windows XP? - AskVG
    Thanks for your response. I tried the method described in the link you provided but i think this applies only to Windows XP. It is not working for shell32.dll in windows 10 pro.

    Any other method ???
    Last edited by ijaz1976; 29 May 2017 at 04:43. Reason: typing mistake
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    29 May 2017 #4

    Sticky tape? :)

    No, you'd have to persuade MS to add an option as far as I know (and I didn't intend you to try that as you can see).
    Last edited by dalchina; 30 May 2017 at 04:49.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    30 May 2017 #5

    dalchina said: View Post
    Sticky tape?

    No, you'd have to persuade MS to add an option as far as I know (and I didn't intend you to try that as you can see).
    Thanks for your reply again. I am not saying that you told to do so. I only tried to check that if this method is still working in Windows10 or not.
    Any how thanks for your kind response.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    30 May 2017 #6

    There are some things where there's still flexibility, others not. MS seems to be slowly reducing the degree of customisation available.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
So I updated to the CU over a week ago, and I noticed an odd change. The "Open command prompt here" option in the shift+right-click context menu has been replaced by "Open Windows Powershell here" instead. Powershell does not work with the apps I...
One of our Win10 laptops has a context menu with "Properties" that uses shortcut key "r". The other uses key "o" which conflicts with "open". I have no idea how it got corrupted. Suggested locations in the registry for context menu doesn't list it....
Greetings, I'd like to first express my utmost gratitude for the knowledge and guidance that is provided here. Perhaps it goes without saying that I use Windows 10, I would love to add the "Search Everywhere" command to the desktop context menu....
I've just upgraded to Windows 10 and when I use the file explorer, the "delete" and "cut" is missing from the context menu when I press right-click with mouse on the file and folder. Is there anyone that knows how to add these features into the...
Trying to figure this out in Windows 10. I have a file on my system, and windows doesn't yet know what program to open it with. When I right click the file and select "open with", the dialogue is quite different. Now I no longer have the option...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:51.
Find Us