General Add or Remove Details tab in File Properties in Windows 11


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You can right click on a file and click/tap on Properties to see a Details tab.

The Details tab allows you to see metadata information about the file.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Details tab from file properties for all users in Windows 10 and Windows 11.


You must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove the Details tab from file properties.



EXAMPLE: Details tab in file Properties

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Here's How:

1 Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.

2 Add Details tab in File Properties for All Users

This is the default setting


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Add_Details_tab_to_Properties_for_all_users.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\{883373C3-BF89-11D1-BE35-080036B11A03}]
@="Summary Properties Page"

3 Remove Details tab in File Properties for All Users

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Remove_Details_tab_from_Properties_for_all_users.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\{883373C3-BF89-11D1-BE35-080036B11A03}]

4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink
 

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