How to Remove Shared folder synchronization from right click menu Windows 10

2 methods to delete Shared folder synchronization from desktop context menu in Windows 10.

Shared folder synchronization

Installing Microsoft Office 2010 brings an extra option on right-click context menu. This is ‘Shared folder synchronization’ that might annoy you with its appearance on Windows 10. To clarify, this Desktop context menu option refers to its Microsoft SharePoint Workspace known as Groove. However, you can easily remove Shared folder synchronization using registry tweak and cmd.

You might think to delete the context menu option without uninstalling Office 2010. Both the methods here will allow you to remove groove folder synchronization, furthermore, keep MS office as it is.

Methods list

1] Using Regedit registry tweak
2] Via CMD Command

 

Remove Shared folder synchronization from right click menu in Windows 10

Here is how to remove Shared folder synchronization from right click menu Windows 10 –

1] Using Regedit registry tweak

  1. Click the – Search icon located on the taskbar.
  2. Type – regedit.
  3. Press – Enter.
how to remove Shared folder synchronization from right click menu Windows 10
  1. On user account control prompt, click – Yes.
user account control yes
  1. Reach – HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{6C467336-8281-4E60-8204-430CED96822D}
  2. Right click on the sub key {6C467336-8281-4E60-8204-430CED96822D}
  3. Select – Delete.
remove Shared folder synchronization regedit
  1. Reboot your computer or restart Windows Explorer and experience the removal.

2] Via CMD Command

In addition, you are able to delete Groove folder synchronization from context menu using a cmd command –

  1. Press – Winkey.
  2. Type – cmd.
  3. Right click the result and select – Run as administrator.
cmd search result
  1. Click Yes on UAC prompt.
  2. Copy the following cmd command (for 64-bit Office) –

regsvr32 /u C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\GROOVEEX.DLL

delete Shared folder synchronization from right click menu Windows 10
  1. Paste into the command prompt and hit – Enter.
  2. Finally, you will come across a confirmation pop up about the successful execution of the command.

   
 
 
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Love to play with Windows 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.

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