Windows 11 snipping tool is as default application on windows. You can use this application to rectangular snip or window snip by pressing keyboard shortcut. It is easy to use but if you want to use another third party snipping tool instead of the Windows 11 snipping tool. You can disable Windows 11 snipping tool with three easy and quick methods. Keep reading.
Disable by uninstalling Snipping Tool
If you are sure you don’t want this application installed on your system any more, the easiest way to disable snipping tool on Windows 11 is to uninstall snipping tool from your computer.
Step 1 click on start menu and search for Snipping Tool in the search field.
Step 2 Right Click on Snipping Tool from the search results and choose Uninstall.
Step 3 Next, click on the uninstall button on the dialog box appearing on your screen.
After that, the Snipping Tool is uninstalled from your computer. Of course, you can reinstall the Snipping tool on your Windows 11 from the Microsoft store if you want it back someday.
Disable Snipping Tool via Group Policy Editor
If you just want to disable snipping tool and keep it on your computer at the same time, you are not recommended the first way. You can consider to disable snipping tool by using Group Policy Editor which is a set of administrative tools for settings of services and programs.
Step 1 Press windows + r keys on your keyboard to launch Run window and then type gpedit.msc and press enter.
Step 2 After the group policy appears on the screen, select the User Configuration and the left panel.
Step 3 Extend Administrative Templates and select Windows Components and then Tablet PC.
Step 4 Select the Accessories folder and then double click on Do not allow Snipping Tool to run in the right panel.
Step 5 At last, select Enabled toggle and click on OK in the Do not allow Snipping Tool to run window.
Disable Snipping Tool Using the Services
If above two methods do not work for you, you can try the last way to disable snipping tool on your Windows 11.
Step 1 Press the Windows key+R keys and type services.msc, then press Enter.
Step 2 Scroll down the Services window to navigate the Snipping tool.exe.
Step 3 Extend the Startup Type and choose Disabled from the drop-down. Next click on Apply and then OK button.
Now close the service and restart your computer, your snipping tool is disabled on your windows 11.
These are the three methods to quickly disable snipping tool on Windows 11. Hope they are useful for you.