Skip to main content


Remove 'Previous Versions' From Right Click Menu


In the event you've accidentally deleted a file or folder, Windows 10 has a feature named previous versions, that allows you to restore a previous version of that file or folder that was backed up via a System Restore, File History or any of the Windows Backup utilities. If you're sharing your computer with multiple users, they can do the same with any file or folder against your wishes. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to remove the Restore previous versions feature from the right-click context menu.


Before I make a start, here's what I'm referring to. If (for example) I was experiencing Issues with my Videos folder located In the Folders group of This PC, I'd simply right-click It and select Restore previous versions as shown below. If there's a previous copy saved/backed up, the option to restore It will be available.


If you don't want users (who have physical access to your PC) to utilize this feature, I will demonstrate how to completely remove It from the right-click menu. To achieve this, I will use a neat little Registry file, that will automatically remove the feature with a couple of clicks of the mouse.

I have provided the download links to the Registry file, at the end of this article. So without further delay, let's get this tutorial started.

Step One:

Once you've downloaded the file, extract Its contents to a folder of your choice and double-click the Remove previous versions.reg file. It will prompt whether to add the entries to the Windows Registry, so hit Yes.


Step Two:

A message will be returned, confirming that the entries have been successfully added to the Windows Registry, so click OK to finalize the process.


Step Three:

I've now right-clicked my Videos folder and as you can see, the Restore previous versions feature has been completely removed. Perfect result!


Last Step:

In the event you want to restore the feature back to Its original state, simply double-click the Add Previous Versions.reg file, and hit Yes.


Final Thoughts:

The good thing about this tweak, Is that the entire process Is automated by using the Registry files to add the entries to the Windows Registry. As such, It leaves very little to no room for corruption. Moreover, It can be reversed just as easy as It Is to apply.

Use any of the links below to download the aforementioned Registry files.


Direct Link Solidfiles:
Download Now
Direct Link Mega:
Download Now
Direct Link Mediafire:
Download Now
Direct Link AnonFiles:
Download Now
Direct Link Sabercathost:
Download Now




Comments

Popular posts from this blog

How To Decode The Windows 10 Product Key

Every Windows 10 operating system that's Installed and activated on the computer, has what's called a Product Key, that Is either pre-Installed by the manufacturer, or added by the end user when formatting their PC. In order to have a fully-functional OS, It must contain a valid Product Key. Whilst there are many tools that can extract It from the operating system, In this tutorial, I will show you how to manually decode the Product Key.

How To Rename Any Power Plan In Windows 10

In terms of managing and controlling the way your computer utilizes power during It's computing operations, Windows has built-In power plans, that are basically a collection of hardware and system settings. By default, there are three In total, namely Balanced, Power Saver and High Performance. Whilst you can change the plan Itself, there's no option to do the same with It's name, hence In this tutorial, I will show you how to rename any power plan In Windows 10.

How To Create A Fake File Of Any File Size

Depending on your business environment or Individual requirements, sometimes there Is the need to test files of a given capacity. Such tests can Include Identifying how well your hard disks perform under heavy read/write operations, or to establish whether files can be securely deleted beyond recovery. Whatever the reason may be, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a fake file of any file size.