The Advanced Security Settings dialog allows you to configure NTFS special permissions for a file or folder along with the sub-folders (recursively), enable or disable inheritance, change ownership of an object etc. To quickly access the Advanced Security settings dialog, you can add it to the right-click menu for files and folders.
Here is how to add the Advanced Security Ribbon command to the right-click menu in Windows 10. This registry edit is based on the procedure described in article How to Add Ribbon Command to Right-click Menu in Windows 10?.
Add Advanced Security to the context menu in Windows 10
To automate the following steps, use the REG file add_advanced_security_option (zipped). Unzip and run the enclosed REG file.
1. Start the Registry Editor (
regedit.exe) and go to the following key:
2. Create a subkey named
Windows.RibbonPermissionsDialog, create a string value (REG_SZ) named
4. Set the value data for
5. Create a string value (REG_SZ) named
CommandStateSync. Let its data be blank.
6. Create a string value (REG_SZ) named
Position. Set its data to
Bottom. This value decides where the option appears in the context menu. Possible value data are:
7. Finally, Create a string value (REG_SZ) named
Icon. Set its value data as follows:
8. Exit the Registry Editor.
That’s it! Here is how the context menu option appears.
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