Microsoft has launched various operating systems and applications over the years that has simplified our day to day tasks. The Vista platform was a big flop among the many operating systems launched. Even though Microsoft spent millions for the promotion of Vista, the users did not find the operating system user-friendly. The major drawback of Vista was the slowing down of the system. There is no doubt that Vista comes with numerous features that are useful. However, the graphics in Vista, which was very attractive was an unnecessary drain on the resources. Even though the operating system was uninstalled from the desktops of millions of users, there are many people still using the same.
If you wish to re-enable the right click option – which was disabled by some virus or malware -, this article would help do the same. Using the right click feature in Windows helps you to access the features in the OS interface quickly. Sometimes the right click option may be disabled by a system error or a virus infection. In such cases, you need to use the Windows Registry Editor tool to enable the same. You can also contact the Windows support number and contact the support team for assistance.
Follow the instructions given below for making the necessary changes yourself.
- The computer that you log in need to have Administrator access and if not, collect the credentials for the same.
- On the desktop, select the Start button and select the Search box. Now type regedit in the Search box and click Enter. This will open up the Registry Editor.
- Now move to ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer’, which is the relevant directory in the window of Registry Editor and move to NoViewContextMenu and locate the same in your Registry Editor window. If you do not find it there, then you need to go to ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer’ and now you would able to locate them in the window of Registry Editor.
- After locating NoViewContextMenu item, you need to double click on the same. You would find the ValueData as 1 and the same should be changed to 0 and select the OK button. Now on the Registry Editor window, simply go to the top right corner, which has the X sign and this will close the window of Registry Editor.
You may dial the Windows support number and ask for assistance to clear any of your queries regarding the use of Windows Registry Editor.