How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu

How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu

7-Zip is the best free archiving software for Windows Operating System. Even though it doesn’t get updates on a regular basis but it is compatible with almost all the versions of Windows.

7-Zip is able to extract all popular formats including RAR, ZIP, CAB, MSI, ISO, TAR, etc.

When you install 7-ZIP into your computer, it is easily integrated with Windows shell and the best thing about 7-Zip is that it gets integrated very well with Windows shell and doesn’t mess with the Explorer’s context menu. It means only 7-Zip entry appears in the context menu.

If you want to remove 7-Zip entries from Context Menu, follow below instruction.


Step-1:

Go To START > Type 7-Zip File Manager > Click on 7-Zip File Manager

How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu


Or

START > All Programs > 7-Zip > 7-Zip File Manager

Step-2:

Once 7-Zip File Manager window appears > navigate to Tools menu > click Options sub-menu.

Step-3:

Now switch to the 7-Zip tab as shown in below snapshot and unchecked both the options labeled Integrate 7-Zip to shell context menu and Cascaded context menu.

How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu

Note: Only unchecked Integrate 7-Zip to shell context menu will not remove 7-Zip entries from context menu. You need to unchecked Cascaded context menu option too in order to remove 7-Zip entries from context menu.

Step-4:

Click on Apply button and you are done.

Note: If you want to add 7-Zip entries to the context menu again, check both Integrate 7-Zip to shell context menu and Cascaded context menu options. Click on Apply button that’s it.

I hope now you understood “How to Remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu”.

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