How to Add or Remove Properties from Computer Context Menu

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This will show you how to add or remove the Properties item for all users from the Computer context menu in the Windows 7 or Vista Start Menu or [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].

When Properties is selected, it opens the System (Control Panel) window.



EXAMPLE: Computer Context Menu with Properties Added and Removed
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OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download

1. To Add Properties to Computer Context Menu
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Add_Properties_Computer_Context_Menu.reg
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B) Go to step 3.
2. To Remove Properties from Computer Context Menu -
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Remove_Properties_Computer_Context_Menu.reg
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3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the desktop.

4. Right click the downloaded .reg file on the Desktop and click on Merge.

5. Click on Run, Yes, Yes, and OK when prompted.

6. Log off and log on, or restart the computer to apply.

7. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.





OPTION TWO
Through the Local Group Policy Editor

1. Open the [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].
2. In the left pane, click on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, and Desktop. (see screenshot below)
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3. In the right pane, right click on Remove Properties from the Computer icon context menu and click on Edit. (see screenshot above)

4. To Add Properties to Computer Context Menu
A) Select (dot) either Not Configured or Disabled. (see screenshot below step 6)
B) Go to step 6.
5. To Remove Properties from Computer Context Menu
A) Select (dot) Enabled. (see screenshot below step 6)
6. Click on OK. (see screenshot below)
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7. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.

8. Log off and log on, or restart the computer to apply.
That's it,
Shawn


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