Windows 10 introduced a right click option to uninstall applications in the Start menu. If it happens to accidentally select that option or if you share your computer and want to prevent others from mistakenly uninstalling apps, you can remove this option. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to delete the uninstall option from the Start menu of Windows 10.

Delete the uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

To delete the uninstall option from the Start menu of Microsoft Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Type regedit in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the Registry Editor screen will open like this.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Navigate through the following path.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows

Right click on the Windows option and choose New -> Key option as the following image is showing.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Now rename this new key as Explorer option as the following image is showing.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Right click on the Explorer option and choose New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value as the following image is showing.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Now rename the newly created word as NoUninstallFromStart as the following image is showing.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Double click on this option and the following dialogue box will appear.

, How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10

Type 1 in the Value data textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to delete the Uninstall option from the Start menu of Windows 10.

How to remove the Uninstall option from Start menu of Windows 10
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About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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