Display the menu bar in Windows Explorer

This policy setting configures Windows Explorer to always display the menu bar.

Note: By default, the menu bar is not displayed in Windows Explorer.

If you enable this policy setting, the menu bar will be displayed in Windows Explorer.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the menu bar will not be displayed in Windows Explorer.

Note: When the menu bar is not displayed, users can access the menu bar by pressing the 'ALT' key.


Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value NameAlwaysShowClassicMenu
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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