How to Remove Properties from Recycle Bin Context Menu

If you right-click on the Recycle Bin icon on your Windows 11 desktop, you will see the “Properties” in the context menu.

Once you select this option, the Recycle Bin Properties popup will open.

You can remove this option from the context menu. Let’s see how to do that using the Registry Editor and local group policy editor.

Remove Properties from Recycle Bin Context Menu Using the Registry Editor

Here are the steps:

Open Registry Editor. I suggest Registry backup before proceeding.

Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Policies > Explorer.

Right-click on the blank space in the right pane and select New > Dword (32-bit) Value.

Provide NoPropertiesRecycleBin as the name and press the Enter key.

Double-click it and provide 1 in the Value data field.

Hit the OK button.

Restart the PC.

That’s all. Now, right-click on the Recycle Bin icon on your desktop, and you won’t see the Properties option.

You can bring back the option anytime by replacing the Dword’s Value data with 0 or deleting the Dword.

See: How to Show the Recycle Bin in File Explorer

Remove Properties from Recycle Bin Context Menu Using Local Group Policy Editor

Launch local group policy editor.

Go to User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Desktop.

You can see the “Remove Properties from the Recycle Bin context menu” on the right pane. Double-click it.

You can now see Enabled, Disabled, and Not Configured.

The former is for removing the option. The remaining two options are for adding the option.

Pick the one you like and hit the OK button.

That’s it.

I hope this guide, “How to Remove Properties from Recycle Bin Context Menu,” is helpful to you.

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