How to Add or Remove Details tab in File Properties in Windows 10


You can right click or press and hold on a drive, file, and folder in Windows, and click/tap on Properties to see more details about the drive, file, or folder.

The Details tab in the properties window of files allow you to see properties (metadata) and personal information about the file.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Details tab from file properties for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to remove the Security tab from drive, file, and folder properties window.



EXAMPLE: "Details" tab in Properties window
Add or Remove Details tab in File Properties in Windows 10-details_tab_in_properties.png



Here's How:

1 Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


2 To Add Details tab from File Properties for All Users

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Details_tab_to_Properties.reg

Download

(Contents of .reg file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\{883373C3-BF89-11D1-BE35-080036B11A03}]
@="Summary Properties Page"


3 To Remove Details tab from File Properties for All Users

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Details_tab_from_Properties.reg

Download

(Contents of .reg file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\{883373C3-BF89-11D1-BE35-080036B11A03}]


4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You could now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn