Removing Open, Explore & Find from Start Button




When you right click on the Start Button, you can select Open, Explore or Find.
Open shows your Programs folder. Explore starts the Explorer and allows access to all drives.
Find allows you to search and then run programs. In certain situations you might want to disable this feature.
To remove them:
  1. Start Regedit
  2. Search for Directory
  3. This should bring you to Hkey_Classes_Root \ Directory
  4. Expand this section by clicking on the "+"
  5. Under shell is Find
  6. Delete Find
  7. Scroll down below Directory to Folder
  8. Expand this section under shell
  9. Delete Explore and Open