On Windows 11, we’re all familiar with the Show more options from context menu. When you click “Show more options,” it expands and slides down to reveal additional options. To see all of the context menu options, we must press an additional option each time. Most Windows 11 users will probably like this feature, but a few will want to turn it off. Refer to this post if you are one of those Windows users who wants to remove the “Show More Options” entry from the Windows 11 Context Menu.
How to Remove “Show More Options” Context menu Entry from Windows 11 through Folder Options?
To get an old context menu like Windows 10 and remove the “Show More Options” entry from the Windows 11 Context menu, perform the following steps: –
- Open File Explorer by double-clicking the folder icon on the Taskbar or pressing Windows + E on the keyboard.
- When the File Explorer window appears, click the three horizontal dots and select Options from the drop-down menu.
- The Folder Options window appears.
- In Folder Explorer, go to the View tab.
- Select the appropriate checkbox. Under the Advanced settings section, you can launch folder windows in a separate process.
- Click the Apply button. Select OK.
- Restart the computer.
That’s it. You’ll now see traditional context menu options when you right-click on File Explorer.
How to Hide “Show More Options” Context menu Entry from Windows 11 using Registry Editor?
The “Show More Options” right-click menu entry in Windows 11 can also be hidden using the Registry. To do so, go through the steps below:-
- Go to Registry Editor and open it.
- From the left sidebar of the Registry Editor window that appears, navigate or browse for the following key:
- Right-click on free space on the right side of the Packages key and select New and then Dword (32-Bit) Value options.
- Rename UndockingDisabled to the newly created DWORD.
- Double-click UndockingDisabled to make changes. In the Value Data field, type 1.
- Select OK.
- Shut down and restart your computer.