How to Get Full Context Menu in Windows 11

In Windows 11, the full context menu is no longer displayed by default when right-clicking. Now, by default, there is a compact menu and to call the full one, you need to click on “show more options” or Shift + F10.

For many users who do not like to perceive novelty, this is very inconvenient, because for about 15 years the context menu of the right mouse click is already in the user’s mind and he almost mechanically, intuitively worked with the items in this menu. On the other hand, over time, a large list of programs may appear in the context menu, where half of them are not needed for use, and this only confuses and makes the list cumbersome.

In this article, we will discuss how to make the full context menu displayed immediately when you right-click in Windows 11, without having to click on Show More Options or Shift + F10.

Get Full Context Menu in Windows 11

Steps to Get Full Context Menu in Windows 11

Press Win + R key and type regedit to open Registry Editor. In the registry, go along the path:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Classes \ CLSID
  1. Make sure the CLSID folder is highlighted.
  2. Right-click on an empty field with the right mouse button
  3. Create a Section and name it {86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}
  4. Then right-click on {86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}
  5. Create a section and name it InprocServer32
  6. Now select the folder InprocServer32
  7. On the right, double-click on (Default)
  8. In paragraph, the value must be empty
  9. Click OK and restart your PC.

Note: If you want to return everything back to what it was, then just delete the folder {86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}.

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