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How to Add "Uninstall or Change a Program" Context Menu in Windows 10

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If you no longer want or use an app, then you could uninstall the app to remove it and free up space on the drive.

When you uninstall a desktop app (program), it will uninstall it for all users on the PC.

When you uninstall a Windows app (ex: from Store), it will uninstall it for only your user account since each Microsoft account owns their own apps.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a Uninstall or Change a Program desktop context menu for all users with an option to open to the Control Panel or Settings location in Windows 10.

While you must be signed in as and administrator to add or remove the context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu.


EXAMPLE: "Uninstall or Change a Program" context menu for Control Panel and Settings location
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Here's How:

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


 2. To Add "Uninstall or Change a Program" to Desktop Context Menu

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

Add_Uninstall_or_Change_Program_context_menu.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Uninstall or Change a Program" from Desktop Context Menu

NOTE: This is the default setting.

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

Remove_Uninstall_or_Change_Program_context_menu.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

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

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


That's it,
Shawn