2 ways to remove Properties from the Recycle Bin context menu in Windows 10

2 ways to remove Properties from the Recycle Bin context menu in Windows 10

When you right-click on the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop, you can choose the Properties option to customize the Recycle Bin size or change the file deletion action.

You can choose the Properties option to customize the Recycle Bin space or change the file deletion

If you don’t want to allow others to access the Properties menu, you can hide or delete it. In this tutorial, make tech easier than ever to show you 2 methods to remove Properties option from Recycle Bin context menu in Windows 10.

Method 1: Delete the Recycle Bin option from the Recycle Bin context menu via Group Policy

1. Open Local Group Policy Editor and browse to: User Configuration> Administrative Template> Desktop . On the right panel, double-click on the policy named Remove Properties from the Recycle Bin context menu .

Double-click on the policy named Remove Properties from the Recycle Bin context menu

2. Select the Enabled option and click OK.

Select the Enabled option

3. After restarting Windows, you should see the Properties option disappear in the context menu when you right click on the Recycle Bin shortcut on the desktop.

The Properties option disappears from the context menu

Method 2: Delete the Recycle Bin option from the Recycle Bin context menu via Registry Editor

1. Open Registry Editor and navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer

Right-click the Explorer key and choose New> DWORD (32-bit) Value .

Right-click the Explorer key and choose New> DWORD (32-bit) Value

2. Rename the DWORD to NoProperIESRecycleBin , then double-click it. Change its value data to 1 .

Rename the DWORD to NoProperIESRecycleBin and assign the value 1

3. Reboot the computer. When you right-click on the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop, you’ll see that the Properties option is gone. If you want to restore the Properties option later, just change the NoProperIESRecycleBin value data to 0 .

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