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Enable or Disable Taskbar Context Menus in Windows 11

The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu :win:, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick Settings (Win+A), and Notification Center (Win+N) with the clock and calendar.

The taskbar context menus include:

  • Right click on taskbar for Taskbar settings.
  • Right click on the Start button or press Win+X to open the Win+X Quick Link Menu.
  • Right click on an icon on the taskbar to open its Jump List.
  • Shift + Right click on an icon on the taskbar to open its context menu.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable context menus on the taskbar for all or specific users in Windows 11.

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