How to disable the right clicking on the Desktop

Changing registry values might be harmful to your computer

The following registry changes will disable the context menu appearing anywhere on the desktop.


Navigate to


and set the DWORD value NoViewContextMenu to 1 to disable the right click context menu and if you want to enable it then set it 0.

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