Context menu is a menu which is usually invisible and only appears when you click any mouse button (usually it's right mouse button), providing relevant actions to the item you clicked on.

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Customize Internet Explorer Context Menu

I tried to add a node in the context menu, where I can open a rdp connection out of my browser. So i created a new Registry-Key etc., but if i click on the new node, nothing happens. My question is, ...
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cannot associate program with context menu action

I installed a program called GitKraken and it's pretty nice; But one thing it does during installation is to forcefully add a context menu item to open the current folder in it. Unfortunately, since ...
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Windows 10 Apps, right-clicking on Taskbar icons, Start Menu/Search Bar and clicking Windows System Tray icons all fail

So in the middle of the day (worked fine in the morning), I come to find out that all the crap listed in my Title starts to happen. Internet Explorer 11 also doesn't fully function: some sites fail to ...
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Disable “Back” in Chrome's context menu

I'm using chrome and like to right click links, then select 'Open in new tab'. If I slightly mis-click, the regular context menu opens instead, and as its top item is 'Back', such occurs, much to my ...
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Python script won't run from the context menu

Working on the basis of this post (and this follow-up post), I've tried adding a python script (which I've added to the path and so on, so that I can run it from the command line everywhere in the ...
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How can I create a Sony vegas new project file under right click->new menu on Windows 10?

I'm digging myself in to this question and it's not easy. If you have windows 7 or 8 it's easy, but on Windows 10 looks like dosen't work any method what I tryed. Even the Right Click Enhancer dosen't ...
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When I open a file using 'Open With…' in context menu, how can I open that application as administor?

In Windows, when I open a file using 'Open With...' in context menu, how can I open that application (notepad) 'as administrator'? My user account already has administrator right. And when I 'open ...
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Cannot edit the context menu in Windows 7

I cannot remove items from the context menu. I have followed every step in How To Geek guide to disable options in the context menu but NOTHING works. Deleting the registery entry for the context ...
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Right click on infected file in Windows 10

I've right-clicked on a very-likely infected .jpg file in Windows 10. I did it for running a virus scan with Avira (in the context-menu), and later I deleted it. Only after I realized that when a ...
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How to set MATLAB R2015a as the default program for opening mfiles?

I have Mathematica 10.2 and MATLAB R2015a installed on my computer and unfortunately MATLAB m-files are recognized as Mathematica notebooks by the window. When I right-click on an m-file and choose ...
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Context menu start in Private Browser

Is there any way to start a browser (i.e: firefox, chrome, opera, etc) in private/incognito mode without having to open the browser? There are methods that exist to configure the browser to start in ...
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“close all” window results search notepad++

in notepad ++, there is a window of search results. when to call it a context menu, there is a button to "open all" I need a button to "close all". whether there is such an opportunity?
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Removing 'Search the Store' from Windows 'Open with' context menu

I've been tweaking Windows 10 to better suit my aesthetic, successfully removing a lot of things I don't like. There's on thing I'm stuck at now, though - the 'Search the Store' link in the 'Open ...
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Add Process explorer to taskbar right click context menu Windows 8.1

I recently discovered process explorer (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx) and would like to add it to the context menu when you right click on the taskbar. It has the ...
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Select different items in context menus by scrolling

I've used FL Studio for quite some time, and one of the things I've really enjoyed was the in-app ability to select different menu items by scrolling with the mouse wheel: Is there any method to ...
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How to run determine current directory as parameter and pass to script activated from context menu

not sure the title is entirely adequate so let me explain a little clearer. I have an existing powershell script which deletes backups of specific file types. What I want to be able to do is right ...
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Add an option to windows context menu (shell)

Some time ago Windows shell menu displayed an option "Edit in Adobe Dreamweaver" for some files extensions, like .html for example. I had removed Adobe CS5 from my PC to try the Adobe Creative Cloud, ...
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Icons in context menu on Windows 8 taskbar are displaced

When I right click a taskbar-icon in Windows 8, The "pin program" and "close window" icons are behaving as shown in the image below. How to make these icons behave like the other ones in the ...
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practical way to navigate into index folders for searching multiple pdf files in Windows

while I'm learning for exams i need often to search multiple pdf files for some text. I have done it till now using adobe reader.The Problem is that adobe reader or all other pdf viewers i tried ...
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Windows 10 issue, right click menu no longer has a “New” option

I've already attempted a registry fix for this one, but to no avail, hoping someone can help me with a solution. When I right click on an empty space, it doesn't matter where: desktop/folder/etc, I no ...
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Can you add a search box on contextual menus?

Considering that I have a pretty long context menu on Windows Explorer, I was wondering if there is a way to add a search box to the context menu, that will allow me to quickly filter items. The ...
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Windows 10 open with context menu does not show network applications

When right clicking a file in Explorer in my Windows 10, the sub menu of the context menu entry Open with is empty. I only have the option Choose another app When i click on the Home tab in explorer ...
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Context menu: Make Winrar unpack files to specific folder

I want to add a context menu entry for Winrar (Windows 10) to unpack an archive to a specific folder, like D:\Test. Currently I can only choose the default options Unpack here, Unpack... and Unpack to ...
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“Enable context menus and dragging and dropping” is missing from Start Menu Properties

Right context menus are missing when I try to right click on an icon in my start menu, for example if I want to run as administrator. I've found a couple places on the web that suggest that I need to ...
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IDM integration in chrome is not functioning

I am using the latest versions of both IDM and Chrome, but IDM context menu is greyed out. I tried reinstalling both Chrome and IDM, but found the following error - Warning note: advanced browser ...
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When calling a python program from a context menu, the program only opens if the right clicked file is in the same directory as the script

I have created a python script which is a simple IDE. When selecting "Edit with RavenIDE" in the context menu of a .py file, the program will open that file. Unfortunately, it only opens the file if ...
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Blank context menu items in Windows 10

From time to time, and recently constantly, the context menu in Explorer on my Mac Pro running Windows 10 is missing most of the items - they are simply blank: I've also experienced that graphic ...
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Creating a CMD Context menu to copy filepath

I created a context menu in the registry HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > * > shell > copy > commmand > cmd /c dir "%1" /b /a:-d /o:n | clip What this does is copies the file name when I right click on a file, ...
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Restore right-click menu on taskbar icon in Windows 10

SCENARIO I've been customizing a Windows 10 TH2 ISO image using the WinToolkit application, and manually using DISM to remove features and packages from the mounted Install.wim image, I also ...
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How to remove “Send to other device with SHAREit” from context menu

How to remove "Send to other device with SHAREit" from context menu? I look at the add remove software on my Windows 8.1 or C:\Program Files, C:\Program Files (x86), there are no thing called ...
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Any way to remove whitespace from dropdown menus in Windows 8.1/2012 R2?

I've recently transitioned from Windows 7 to a Windows 8.1 environment. In doing so, I've noticed a lot of little UI changes that I didn't anticipate. Most have actually ended up being helpful. One ...
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Configure global context menu to target specific file types

I'm using Sublime Text 3 on Windows 7 OS. I upon installation of the text editor, I allow it to add its context menu on explorer for easy access. My problem is how can I associate that context menu ...
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Can't add context menu item to mp3 files (through regedit)

Here's how I did it: I went to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3, checked the value of (Default) which was dbpoweramp.mp3, then I created HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dbpoweramp.mp3\Shell\foo\command and set its (Default) ...
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Windows 10 bottom right corner primary click doesn't work after unchecking “Enable Secondary Corner Click”

I'm on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro using the Windows 10 19.0.9.5 touchpad drivers, which apparently are identical to the latest Windows 10 touchpad drivers available on the Lenovo website. Since this ...
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Add Powershell as Administrator to Explorer Context [duplicate]

Presently I have run Command Prompt as Admin in my context menu. I would like to have similar functionality for Powershell as Admin. Can any one guide me, how do I achieve that? Simply I tried to ...
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Computer Management form context menu of “This PC” not working in Windows 10 (x86)

At first I noticed that I can't access Computer Management using the context menu of "This PC" icon in desktop (nothing happens if I click the "Manage" option in the menu); although I can access it ...
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Windows Explorer: Context menu to a especific folder (background)

(This is not a duplicate - I have checked before asking) Both .reg commands add a custom item entry to a folder context menu: 1. Context menu to folders: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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Stop OS X from hiding menus when clicking the separator/spacer

Is it possible in the OS or with a third party app/plugin to stop menus (right click etc) from hiding when you click the space between two items? For example, if you click the Apple menu in the top ...
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Wide context menu items; how do I turn this off?

When I right click on the taskbar the menu is as it is when I would touch the screen; very wide: Tablet mode is not turned on and not even available: I don't even have a touch screen (dual ...
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'New' disappeared from all the context menus in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP2) machine. Today onwards 'New' option disappeared from all the context menus. Because of this I cannot create a new folder, text document, word document or ...
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Can I add a “new -> blank document” option to the context menu? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it was possible to add the option to create new documents without extension from the context menu. This would enable me to create and structure my applications faster and more ...
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How can I add an item to the new-context-menu?

Because I'm new here I cannot add my question to How can I add an item to the 'new' context menu?, so I start a "new" question. As Windows 10 admin I can change the registry to create a new ...
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Chrome - Selected Text - Right Click [LOOK UP] - How to disable

After some recent update Chrome fro Mac got this SUPER ANNOYING feture. When you select text and right click it, menu comes up. I often used "Search Google for" but now the first thing in menu is LOOK ...
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On Windows, is there a way to open selected text as a folder?

For example, say I have the text somewhere (Notepad, Word...): Go to directory C:\Program Files, then... I'd like to select what's in bold, right-click and have a menu item saying "Go to ...
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How can I add a context menu extension for the root directory?

To add an option Open with FolderSize to the Explorer context menu I added the following key to the registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Open ...
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How do I remove the (Default) REG_SZ?

How do I remove the (Default) REG_SZ from a key and replace it with a REG_EXPAND_SZ value with the same name? The REG_SZ type doesn't suit my purposes, but the command expects the 1st (or only value ...
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Extract rar file to preset folder

Normally when I want to unpack a rar file in Windows Explorer, what I do is right click and drag the file to the desired folder (in the left tree) and then select "extract here". This is through ...
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How to enable Open With menu on unknown file types?

The "Open with..." pop-out menu is missing for unknown file types. How to get it back? This might seem like a duplicate; however, I have tried multiple methods posted on the internet, and none of ...
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Rename “New” Context Menu Items in Registry?

I have a messy Context Menu, so I often have to clean it up with the Registry Editor, because my programs seem to want to hog a spot there. However, I do not know how to rename items in the "New" tab. ...
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Add context menu to .exe files

I've added a few custom context menus in the past, very successfully. However, I am trying to add an option to disable dpi scaling from the context menu, as many applications require me to go to ...