Disable File Explorer Command Bar on Windows 11 in Just Three Steps [How To]

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When you open File Explorer on Windows 10 PCs, you will see a bunch of essential operations on the ribbon at the top of the Window. However, on Windows 11, the File Explorer comes with a much cleaner look, making it slightly harder to access the tools you were normally used to. Luckily, it is very easy to get the operations back by disabling the command bar. This tutorial will show you how to disable the File Explorer command bar on Windows 11 systems.

Disable File Explorer Command Bar

When the Command Bar is enabled, this is what the File Explorer looks like when you open it:

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Disable File Explorer Command Bar
If you are not satisfied with this, use the following steps to disable the command bar:

Step-1: Click on the search icon on the taskbar and type cmd. Select Run as administrator.

Open Command Prompt

Step-2: You will be asked, do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Select Yes.

Step-3: Paste the following command in the command prompt and press Enter:

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reg add "HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{d93ed569-3b3e-4bff-8355-3c44f6a52bb5}\InprocServer32" /f /ve

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After this, your File Explorer will look like this:

Disable File Explorer Command Bar

However, if you don’t see the changes immediately, restart your system.

Enable Command Bar

If you want to get the Command Bar back, enter the following command in the administrator command prompt and press Enter:

reg delete "HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{d93ed569-3b3e-4bff-8355-3c44f6a52bb5}" /f

I hope this helped. Let us know in the comments below.

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