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Enable or Disable Right-Click Context Menus in Windows Explorer
Post date: 2010-04-15
Have you ever had the context menus in Windows Explorer just completely disappear? There’s a simple registry hack that can turn the context menus off, which means you could also reverse that hack to re-enable the context menus.
Manual Registry Hack
Open up regedit.exe through the start menu search or run box, and then browse down to the following key (create the key if it does not exist)
Create a new 32-bit DWORD value on the right-hand side named NoViewContextMenu with one of these values:
The change should be instant, whether enabling or disabling the context menus.