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Disable taskbar context menu.

The menu that appears on right-clicking the taskbar can be disabled through this setting.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003
The taskbar right-click menu gives the option to re-arrange open windows in different styles, manage toolbars, check the properties of Taskbar as well as perform other tasks.

This registry setting can apply a check and disable the right-click menu on Taskbar.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “TaskbarContextMenu”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can disable Taskbar context menu. However, if you want to show the menu back, change the value data to “0” or delete the value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable Context Menu for Taskbar.reg

The '.reg' file can disable right-click menu on Taskbar.

Enable Context Menu for Taskbar (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable right-click menu on the Taskbar.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\], right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "TaskbarContextMenu" in "Advanced" key.

Next, right-click on "TaskbarContextMenu" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value User "1" without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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