Desktop Background Option is greyed out in Personalize Settings

desktop background grayed out due to registry based policies

When you attempt to change my desktop wallpaper, the “Background” dropdown option may be greyed out in Settings → Personalize. The “choose your background color” option may also be grayed out. Also, on the top, it says the following: Some of these settings are hidden or managed by your organization. This happens even if your … Read more

Add “Play All” Right-Click Menu for Music and Video Files in Windows 11

play all - add to context menu

Using a registry tweak discussed in this article, you can add the “Play all” command to the right-click menu to play all music or video files in the current folder.

The classic ribbon UI in Windows 10 was awesome. But the new File Explorer UI in Windows 11 lacks functionality. It doesn’t have the much useful command buttons for Slideshow, Play All option for music and video files, Email, Zip, etc.

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Change the sort order for files and folders whose names contain numerals

This article was previously published under Q319827 at Microsoft Support site. © Microsoft.

Original Title: The sort order for files and folders whose names contain numerals is different in Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 than it is in Windows 2000.

Information in this article also applies to Windows 10 and 11.Read more