How to Add or Remove the Task Manager shortcut in the Taskbar context menu in Windows 11?
One of the convenient ways to open Task Manager in Windows OS is using the taskbar context menu but Microsoft removed this option in Windows 11. Don’t Wory, Now you can have it back. You can now open the Task Manager directly from the taskbar’s context menu in WIndows 11, as you did in Windows 10. this change will be reflected in the stable Windows 11 build. However, even after installing the update, some Windows 11 devices may not have an option to open Task Manager in the taskbar context menu. This is because the feature is still rolling out gradually. In that case, you can enable this option forcefully today and benefit from having quick and convenient access to the Task Manager. Here’s how to do it.
Add Task Manager In Taskbar Context Menu In Windows 11
( You can watch the how to video which located at the end of the article)
Click on the Start button and type Regedit. Open the Registry Editor.
In the Registry Editor, navigate to the following key:
You will need to create a new key under the folder named 4. Right-click on 4 in the left pane, and select New > Key. Name it as
On the right-hand section of that key, create a new DWORD (32-bit) value and rename it to
Now double-click EnabledState DWORD and set its Value Data to 2.
Now, create another DWORD value on the right-hand section of 1887869580 and rename it to
Its Value data will be set to 0 automatically, you don’t need to change it.
Reboot the computer. Try right-clicking on the Taskbar, and you should see the shortcut for the Task Manager in the context menu.
Published on: Nov 4, 2022-Last edited: 12-08-2023