Prevent users from editing Quick Settings on Windows 11!
Quick Settings in Windows 11 is a built-in feature that lets you quick access to common features like Airplane mode, WiFi Battery saver, Mobile hotspot, Bluetooth, Cast, Nearby sharing, Volume, Brightness, Rotation lock, Night light, Accessibility. You can access it by clicking the Wi-Fi, Sound, and Battery icons next to the clock in the bottom-right corner or pressing Win+A. That way, you don’t always have to open the Settings app to, for instance, turn on Airplane Mode or connect to a particular Wi-Fi network. But any other user signed in to your PC can launch the Quick Settings panel and add or remove buttons. However, you may not want users to edit the Quick Settings menu. Of course you are right and if you want, you can also prevent editing Quick Settings on your Windows 11 computer. Once you have done it, you will see all the items that can be added to Quick Settings. But the pencil or edit icon that is used to edit Quick Settings won’t work.
How to Prevent Quick Settings Changes on Windows 11
Open Registry Editor and navigate to the following path:
Right-click the Windows key and select New > Key. Name the key as Explorer and hit Enter.
In the right pane, right-click the empty area and choose New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value. Name the DWORD value as DisableEditingQuickSettings. Next, double-click it to give it a value of 1. Click OK.
Restart the explorer Windows 11 for the changes to take effect.
Now, the edit button will still be on the Quick Settings menu, but clicking won’t do anything. The user will no longer have the ability to change items on the menu.
Just download the Editing-Quick-Settings-enable-disable.rar file.
Then simply double-click on the Action_center_block.vbe file Confirm the User Account Control dialog if prompted.
First click will disable editing Quick-Settings.
Second click willenable Quick-Settings again