If everything is correct ‘Operation completed successfully.’ You will see the text. After this post close everything and restart session or computer. If no problems occurred, you will have your old right-click menu.

Activation via Registry

  1. Start Registry Editor. To open the application, you can type its name in the search bar or type ‘regedit’ in the ‘Run’ prompt and launch it.
  2. Find the following path in the application: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\then right click on the ‘CLSID’ entry and  create a new Key named{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}
  3. Under the Key you just created InprocServer32, create a new Key again and name it.
  4. Double-click the (Default) data on the right to open it. Leave the ‘Value data’ field blank and exit with OK.

Record book

Exit the Registry Editor and restart the session or computer. If you did everything right, you can use the old right-click menu.

How to Revert to Windows 11 Default Right Click Menu?

If you want to revert to the original right-click design of Windows 11, you can change the key we created in the graphical path to its original state by deleting the Registry Editor or by entering the following command in the Windows Terminal that you run as an administrator .{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}

reg delete "HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}" /f

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