Change Windows 11 Right Click Menu

Restore the old Context Menu in Windows 11

Right-click the Start button and choose Windows Terminal.

  1. Copy the command from below, paste it into the Windows Terminal Window, and press enter.
    1. reg.exe add "HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}\InprocServer32" /f /ve
  2. Restart File Explorer or your computer for the changes to take effect.
  3. You would see the Legacy Right Click Context menu by default.

Restore Modern Context menus in Windows 11

To undo this change, in a Terminal Window, execute this command:

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

Restart the File Explorer or Computer for the changes to take effect.

These steps can help you to enable the old context menu in Windows 11.