Personalization Add or Remove "Set as desktop background" Context Menu in Windows 11


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You can change your desktop background in Windows 11 to be a picture, solid color, a slideshow, or Windows Spotlight.

When you right click on a .avci, .avcs, .avif, .avifs, .bmp, .dib, .gif, .heic, .heics, .heif, .heifs, .hif, .jfif, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .tif, .tiff, or .wdp image file, you can use the Set as desktop background context menu item to quickly set that image as your new desktop background wallpaper.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Set as desktop background context menu for all users in Windows 11.


You must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove the Set as desktop background context menu.



EXAMPLE: "Set as desktop background" context menu

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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 "Set as desktop background" Context Menu Item

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_Set_as_Desktop_Background_context_menu.reg


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

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"NeverDefault"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.tiff\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper\Command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,45,00,78,00,70,00,6c,00,6f,00,72,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\
  65,00,00,00
"DelegateExecute"="{ff609cc7-d34d-4049-a1aa-2293517ffcc6}"


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wdp\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]
@=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
  00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,73,00,\
  74,00,6f,00,62,00,6a,00,65,00,63,00,74,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,\
  00,34,00,31,00,37,00,00,00
"MultiSelectModel"="Player"
"NeverDefault"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wdp\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper\Command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,45,00,78,00,70,00,6c,00,6f,00,72,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\
  65,00,00,00
"DelegateExecute"="{ff609cc7-d34d-4049-a1aa-2293517ffcc6}"

3 Remove "Set as desktop background" Context Menu Item

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

Remove_Set_as_Desktop_Background_context_menu.reg


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

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avci\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avcs\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avif\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avifs\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.bmp\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.dib\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.gif\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.heic\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.heics\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.heif\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.heifs\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.hif\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.jfif\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.jpe\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.jpeg\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.jpg\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.png\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.tif\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.tiff\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wdp\Shell\setdesktopwallpaper]

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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