Restore Missing Intel Graphics Settings Option from the Right Click Context Menu in Windows 10

How to Fix Missing Right Click Intel Graphics Settings Option?

You may be facing the same issue which is why you have reached out to this article. Is the Intel Graphics settings option on the right click context menu gone for you? You must be wondering how can you restore missing intel graphics settings?

I understand your concern so, don’t worry about this problem because by the end of this article, you can restore the missing Intel graphics settings option for your Windows 10.

I had this issue earlier and I noticed that somehow I lost the Intel graphics settings option from the right click context menu in my Windows 10 due to I have no access to the intel graphic settings application. Later i have resovled it using the registry option.

Here is an example image:

missing intel graphics settings

At some point you may be required to access your system graphic settings and not find them in the right click context menu. This happens due to the new Windows 10 update version 1809 because Microsoft has changed the driver’s architecture.

According to Microsoft, a new driver package is applicable which allows you to run a single driver across different devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets and supported devices.

[Read: Check if Your Windows Using Intel Graphic Driver or Windows DCH Drivers]

Restore Missing Intel Graphics Settings Option

If your system meets Intel and Microsoft conditions and still you don’t have an option for Intel graphics settings on your right click menu, then most probably, one of the reasons is missing registry values.

Hence, follow the steps given below to add or restore Intel graphics settings back to the right click context menu using a registry key:

Registry keys are very sensitive, so before we make any changes or additions, it is always recommended to backup your Windows registry.

[Read: How to Backup Windows Registry]

For your convenience, first, download the below registry key using the download button and move the download file to your desktop simply by doing a copy and paste.

  1. Right-click on the downloaded file and select Extract Here. This action will create a folder with the same name.
  2. Double click and open the folder. Right-click on ‘Add_Intel_Graphics_desktop_context_menu.reg’ and select Merge. You may get prompted for authentication. Click Yes to continue
  3. Lastly, you will be notified that the following key is successfully added to the registry. You just need to click OK to close the message box.

missing intel graphics settings

Now close everything and right click on your desktop screen. As a result, i am pretty sure you must have an option for Intel graphics settings in your right click context menu.

The given method works for me and hopefully works for you as well.

Alternate Methods to Access Intel Graphics® Settings Option

However, the above method works for sure, but still, if this doesn’t work for you due to some reason. Also, you should follow alternate methods to access the same:

Method 1: From the Windows Control Panel

  • Press Win + R to open the Run dialog box
  • Type control and hit OK
  • Locate and click Intel Graphics Settings

intel graphics settings download

Method 2: Using Hot Key

If your system hardware supports then by using the below keyboard hotkeys the Intel graphics settings option will come up directly on your screen.

Ctrl + Alt + F12

intel hd graphics control panel disappeared from context menu

Important Note: Intel Graphics Settings option is no longer available when using Windows (Declarative Componentized Hardware) DCH Graphics drivers. Check for more information.

Hopefully, this article fulfills what you are looking for. Comment below for any query.

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