This post will show you how to remove Add or edit stickers option from the desktop context menu on Windows 11 computer. We can easily enable and use Desktop Stickers in Windows 11. But, once the desktop stickers feature is activated, an Add or edit stickers option is also added to the desktop context menu automatically. If you don’t want that, then you can remove or disable that option from the desktop right-click menu using a Windows Registry trick covered in this post.

how to, windows, microsoft
Removing the Add or edit stickers option won’t stop you from using desktop stickers. You can continue to use or add stickers to the desktop background using the Choose stickers for your wallpaper option present on the Background page of the Settings app. Also, you can show Add or edit stickers option in the right-click context menu of your Windows 11 desktop anytime you want. We have covered a separate section for that.

Remove Add or edit stickers context menu item in Windows 11

how to, windows, microsoft

To remove the Add or edit stickers option from the desktop context menu on your Windows 11 computer, you can follow the steps mentioned below. Before that, it is advised to backup Windows Registry as it contains crucial settings. If something goes wrong, Registry backup will help you restore it. Here are the stepsType regedit in the Search boxPress the Enter key to open Windows RegistryAccess the EditStickers Registry key. Here is the path:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTDesktopBackgroundShellEditStickers

You may need to change the ownership of the EditStickers Registry key to Administrators if the owner is not set to Administrators alreadyOnce the ownership is changed to Administrators, you also have to change permissions for the EditStickers Registry key’s owner to Full ControlAfter that, delete the EditStickers keyRestart File Explorer or your computer.

Now when you will open the Windows 11 desktop context menu, you will find that the Add or edit stickers option is gone. But, you can add, delete, as well as modify desktop stickers using the Settings app of Windows 11.

To show or get back the Add or edit stickers option to the desktop context menu in your Windows 11 computer, use these steps:

  • Open Windows 11 Registry Editor
  • Select the Shell key
  • Add an EditStickers Registry key
  • Create a CommandStateSync value
  • Create an ExplorerCommandHandler value
  • Add Value data for ExplorerCommandHandler
  • Close the Registry Editor.A detailed explanation of all these steps is given below.In the first step, press the Win+R hotkey to open the Run Command box. Type regedit in its text field and press the OK button. This will open the Windows 11 Registry Editor.There, select the Shell Registry key. The path is:
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTDesktopBackgroundShell

    how to, windows, microsoft
    Right-click on the Shell key, expand the New menu and use the Key option. This will generate a new Registry key that you need to rename with EditStickers, as visible in the image above.On the right-hand section of the EditStickers key, create a new String value, and rename it to CommandStateSync. In the same way, create another String value with the ExplorerCommandHandler name.
    how to, windows, microsoft

    Open the Edit String box of ExplorerCommandHandler using double-click. Add {3C0E1E28-51F1-4130-98AC-0FBFB5FE4638} in the Value data field. Use the OK button.

    how to, windows, microsoft

    The changes are added immediately. Still, you might need to restart File Explorer or your system. This will bring back the Add or edit stickers option in the right-click context menu of your Windows 11 computer.

    If you want to enable desktop stickers in Windows 11, then it can be done using the Registry Editor. You need to create a Stickers Registry key under the device key. That Registry key is present in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE root Registry. Once it is done, create an EnableStickers DWORD (32-bit) Value under the Stickers key and then set its Value data to 1.

    How do I get rid of the Show more in Windows 11?

    In order to get rid of or remove the Show more options entry from the context menu of Windows 11, you can either use the Folder Options box or a Registry trick. You also need to sign out and sign in again or simply restart your Windows 11 computer to save the changes. Once you have done that, the new right-click menu won’t be visible to you and the traditional right-click menu will come directly.

    Read next: How to Add, Remove, Edit Context Menu items in Windows 11/10.

    how to, windows, microsoft

  • TECH NEWS RELATED

    How to evolve Cosmog in Pokémon GO

    Image via Niantic Niantic has introduced many legendary Pokémon into Pokémon GO, but Cosmog is a unique one. This legendary Pokémon is one that has the ability to evolve, which makes it an interesting one for players to get into their Pokédex. Cosmog has been featured during the Season ...

    View more: How to evolve Cosmog in Pokémon GO

    How to get Black and Rainbow Gems in Valkyrie Elysium

    Image via Square Enix You can’t expect to survive the end if you don’t have powerful weapons to back you up. To do this in Valkyrie Elysium, you’ll need to upgrade your armaments to level 10 which will unlock all of their techniques and combos. Here’s how you can ...

    View more: How to get Black and Rainbow Gems in Valkyrie Elysium

    How to fix the friends not showing up error in Overwatch 2

    Image via Blizzard Entertainment With Overwatch 1 becoming Overwatch 2, there have been a few problems with the process. When some players jump into the game, they cannot look through the main menu to find their friends on their friend list, preventing them from joining games or even starting ...

    View more: How to fix the friends not showing up error in Overwatch 2

    How to unlock characters and avatars in Bonelab

    Image via Stress Level Zero Bonelabs has a lot of content for players to unlock in its VR world, with one of the newest additions being avatar features. During gameplay, you’ll be able to quickly swap between different avatars who have different stats that will change up your playstyle. ...

    View more: How to unlock characters and avatars in Bonelab

    Microsoft Previews Azure Firewall Basic Edition for SMBs

    Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of a Basic edition of the Azure Firewall service, which is available at the preview stage. Azure Firewall is Microsoft’s “stateful firewall as a service,” which can be used to log traffic flows and scale as needed. It’ll also check for “malicious traffic” ...

    View more: Microsoft Previews Azure Firewall Basic Edition for SMBs

    How to fix the “Sorry, we were unable to log you in” error in Overwatch 2

    image via Blizzard With online multiplayer games like Overwatch 2, you need to have a constant reliable connection to play the game. This also applies to getting into the menus in the first place. Unfortunately, errors are bound to happen every now and then and you will get a ...

    View more: How to fix the “Sorry, we were unable to log you in” error in Overwatch 2

    How to set up a Blizzard Battle.net account for Overwatch 2

    Image via Blizzard Entertainment Before you can jump into an Overwatch 2 game or download the game for PC users, you want to ensure you have a Battle.net account. The Battle.net account is what you primarily use as your profile throughout your Overwatch 2 career, and it will carry ...

    View more: How to set up a Blizzard Battle.net account for Overwatch 2

    How do I know if my computer is being tracked?

    Sometimes you feel that something is wrong on your computer and wonder how to know if your computer is being tracked. In the article below, GhienCongListen will share ways so you can check it yourself right away. Sometimes you can accidentally leave the device in the office or at home ...

    View more: How do I know if my computer is being tracked?

    How to Stop Your iPhone's Side Button From Hanging Up a Call

    How to Set Different Wallpapers on Your iPhone's Lock Screen and Home Screen

    Microsoft investigates Windows 11 22H2 Remote Desktop issues

    How to recover deleted Sticky Notes on Windows 10

    How to Get a Currency Conversion Using Your iPhone's Camera

    How to report players in Overwatch 2

    Genshin Impact: Staff of Scarlet Sands – how to get it, stats, and ascension materials

    MLB The Show 22: How to complete 99 OVR Milestone Aaron Judge Program

    Microsoft Debuts .NET MAUI Community Toolkit v1.3

    How to play Kiriko in Overwatch 2 – Hero Guide

    Halo Infinite Match Stats Now Available Via Halo Waypoint Website And Mobile App

    4 new Instagram ad surfaces and tools

    OTHER TECH NEWS

    Top Car News Car News