We all are familiar with the “Show more options” context menu item on Windows 11. When you click the “Show more options,” it expands and displays other options in sliding down animation. Every time we need to press an extra option to see all the context menu options. Most Windows 11 users may be happy with this feature, but a few don’t like it and want to disable it. If you are one of those Windows users, they want to remove the “Show More Options” entry from Windows 11 Context Menu, refer to this post.
To remove the “Show More Options” entry from Windows 11 Context menu and get an old context menu like Windows 10, you need to perform the following options:-
Step 1. Launch File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon on the Taskbar or by pressing
Step 2. When the File Explorer window opens, click on the 3-horizontal dots, and from the drop-down menu, select
Step 3. Now, Folder Options opens.
Step 4. Navigate to the
Step 5. Check the checkbox
Step 6. Click
Step 7. Click
Step 8. Reboot your computer.
That’s it. Now when you right-click on File Explorer, you will notice traditional context menu options.
It is also possible to hide the “Show More Options” right-click menu entry from Windows 11 using Registry. To do that, perform the following steps:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. In the Registry Editor window that opens, navigate, or browse for the following key from the left sidebar:-
Step 3. On the right side of the Packages key, right-click on free space and select
Step 4. Name the newly created DWORD as UndockingDisabled.
Step 5. Now, double-click on the UndockingDisabled to modify it. Enter
Step 6. Click
Step 7. Restart your computer.