How to fix & reinstate missing Security, Sharing and Customise Tabs in Folder Properties in Windows 10

To reinstate all or any of the tabs requires editing the registry.  All the edits can be done in the same location in the registry.

To open the registry:

Win Key + R

regedit -> OK

 

The registry should be open.  Make sure the address bar is showing…

View -> Address Bar

 

Paste the following registry location into the address bar…

Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\

 

Here we need to create registry key values for each of the missing tabs.

 

Security Tab

Right click on the PropertySheetHandlers key…

New -> Key

Name the new key the following…

{1f2e5c40-9550-11ce-99d2-00aa006e086c}

 

Sharing Tab

Right click on the PropertySheetHandlers key…

New -> Key

Name the new key the following…

Sharing

Make sure the new key Sharing is selected by clicking on it.  In the right pane double click the Default entry and enter the following in the value data field:

{f81e9010-6ea4-11ce-a7ff-00aa003ca9f6}

How to reinstate missing Sharing Tab in Folder Properties in Windows 10

 

Customise Tab

Right click on the PropertySheetHandlers key…

New -> Key

Name the new key the following…

{ef43ecfe-2ab9-4632-bf21-58909dd177f0}

 

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