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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Smartgit and Windows 8.1 - Context menu integration not working

The file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. ... The usual error message. I have installed shmnview (by Nirsoft), and checked the context menu entry. "C:\Program ...
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Unlocker howto?! doesn't do anything

in an answer to a previous question another user recommended a tool to me, Unlocker. Its original homepage is offline, but there are plenty of websites which offer version 1.9.0 which I downloaded ...
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Is there any way to remove “Inspect Element” from Chrome's right click context menu?

Is there any way to remove "Inspect Element" from chrome's right click context menu? I've tried googling this, but I get a lot of Firefox results and a lot of people looking to do other things with ...
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Peculiar gray line appears in context menu, any ideas?

A screencap of the issue: Pretty much since I upgraded to Windows 8 on my gaming desktop this issue has existed; a gray line at the bottom of context menus, once highlighted? It goes away, you can ...
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Add Right-Click Save as PDF in Windows Explorer

I'm looking for a way to be able to add some options to the Right Click Context menu in Windows 7. I really don't have much experience in programming much but I am very eager and willing to learn. ...
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Add “Open with” to the Context Menu for a particular file, like .js, in windows

I want to add a context menu option only for .js files, so that I can open them with a software (like atom.exe, or node.exe) Similar to this: ...
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Editor for Windows Explorer's context menu

Does anyone know of a good application for editing the context menu's used by Windows explorer in Vista? Reasons for wanting one: When I right click on a file, I get a very long list of things I ...
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Add “open containing folder” to context Menu?

How can I add to the context menu , another item which opens the current file in its folder ? I tried with shift + right click but nothing appears :
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WinRar - Custom shell commands

i'm trying to create custom commands on the context menu in windows. i found this great registry hack here: https://superuser.com/a/376879/395548 this is the code made to work for me: Windows ...
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Right Click, Create PDF

I spend a lot of time using a PDF printer to "print" documents into PDF's... Is there a program that includes Explorer functionality to "Create PDF" via right click, context-menu? This would, I ...
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How to add “Play with VLC” to folder context menu

I love the feature of Windows Media Player where you can right click a music folder and select Play With Windows Media Player because I organize all my music in individual folders (and subfolders for ...
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Copy as path with auto-hyperlink

I frequently use the shift + right-click 'Copy as path' context menu, but when pasting, it results in a quoted version of the file path eg: "C:\Folder\myFile.txt" After pasting it, it is really ...
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Apply new Windows shell context menu item to encrypted files

I am trying to add a context menu item which will only appear if a file is marked as being encrypted. With an AppliesTo entry, I can successfully apply the menu item to only text files with ...
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How to edit all the different context menu entries of the Explorer?

I'd like to write a script to simplify editing the context menus of the Windows Explorer. But there seem to be A LOT of different ways to implement context menu entries and non of the sites that I ...
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Why won't Excel 2013 work as an “Open With…” program in Windows 7?

I just recently uninstalled Office 2010 32-bit and installed Office 2013 64-bit on my computer. I was sent some text files that are tab-delimited, so I want to open them with Excel. I am trying to ...
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Edit right-click context menus in Windows 7 [closed]

I'm looking for a way to edit the right-click context menus in Windows 7. I would prefer to use a graphical editor, as diving into the Windows registry is rather messy, and inconvenient. If such ...
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Context Menu (Right Click) keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X

Is it really possible to invoke a context menu using a keyboard shortcut instead of clicking the right/alt mouse button in OS X? In particular, I would like a menu-key-like feature in OS X. I am ...
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Change default file name for “new” context menu items

I recently customised my "New" context menu to my likings by adding HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP to it and removing the others though they have values I want to change if possible. For example, HTML ...
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RAR/ZIP Extract and Delete in Right Click Menu

In WinRAR, is there a way to use something like 'Extract And Delete Zip File' in context menu? I just need this option, it can be whether a batch file or another program that has this in context menu ...
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Right click context menu on Windows 7 start menu shows up but does nothing

I have a new Windows 7 box and I'm seeing some weird behaviour in the Start Menu. The menu itself looks fine: there are Recent Items and Pinned Items. If I left click on any item it opens as ...
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Is there any software or registry hack to add a specific item to the context menu for specific executables?

Is there any software or registry hack to add a specific item to the context menu for specific executables or associated file types to those executables? For example, right clicking a.ext would have ...
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Remove “SkyDrive Pro” from context menu?

I've recently installed Microsoft Office 2013 and noticed a new SkyDrive Pro option is added to the context menu when I right click on a file or folder. I'm not using SharePoint and do not want that ...
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How to add windows media player context menu to library root folder

How can I add windows media player options to my music library root folder's context menu? I have VLC player and MP3tag installed which DO have options on context menu but windows media player is ...
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Alt-rightarrow displays unwanted context menu everywhere instead of triggering the expected command of the respective application

In several applications, alt-rightarrow brings suddenly the context menu, after I reinstalled my Windows. I do not want alt-rightarrow to bring this context menu, since in some applications, this ...
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Open with only lists choose default program for .py files

The context menu for a .py file in file explorer is only giving the Choose default program... option in the context menu. Currently it runs it with python.exe by default. If I change the default ...
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Right click loads installer

On behalf of a college. When right clicking on a file in windows 7 explorer an install program loads up (as well as the context menu appearing) if I remember right there is a registry key (to stop ...
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CTRL + SPACE Shortcut Key for Context Menu on Mac

I'm writing as a last resort after my many hours of searching.... My System is: Mac OS X 10.9.4 Firefox 31.1.1 Thunderbird 31.1.2 It seems I must be going about my goal to access the context menu ...
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Why are some .bat files “run as an administrator” bold in Windows 8?

When I right click on some .bat files the "run as administrator" selection is bold. Why is this? How do I make it so that all .bat files act that way too?
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Unexpected context menu behaviour while using multiple monitors

I connect a monitor to my win 8 laptop and use. The larger monitor is set to be my primary display, and laptop is secondary. Ignore the black color on the image. You can clearly notice my ...
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How to remove navigation controls from Firefox right click menu?

A recent firefox update has changed the context menu when you right click on a page to display icons such as back, forward, stop and bookmark: Is there any way to remove them? I'm using Firefox 32 ...
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Context menu edit - “Create new xxxxx”

I am trying to find a way to create a context menu entry in which I can right-click on an .mp3 and have the option to create a folder based on the name of the file. I.e. Create New Folder "Artist". ...
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Only new folder in context menu on Windows 7

Is it normal for a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit to only have "Folder" in the "New" item of the Explorer context menu? Do I need to add items manually? See below for a screenshot:
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Chromium menu padding too large

I am running Linux Mint 13 Maya (LTS) I have recently updated my Chromium to 37.0.2062.94 from official repository. New menus absolutely ruin usability with oversized padding between items. This ...
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Showing context menu option if extension is not .aent

I have made an application that can basically encrypt anything, I have added a registry entry in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/*/shell/ so that it's shown whenever one right clicks a file. but I don't want to ...
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desktop context menu crashes windows explorer

all context menus in windows works perfectly but the desktop one when it's shown windows explorer is crashed ! any way to determine the extention that is making this ? or a program that resets ...
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Shell extension to unblock downloaded files

Is there a shell extension for Windows Explorer that adds a new context menu item, which allows to unblock the downloaded file? It should work exactly as I would open the file properties and click the ...
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Modify ZIP Folder Context Menu To Include “Unblock” Option, Or Other Solutions

Is there a way to modify the Explorer zip folder context menu so that when you right click on an empty space while browsing a .zip file in Explorer it will show an "Unblock" option? I already added ...
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Dropbox context menu missing in OS X

Problem My Dropbox context menu is missing in OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8). While the Dropbox service runs normally, Finder doesn't show the icons and also doesn't give me the ability to browse files ...
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Right click set rule context menu in Thunderbird

I can't seem to find an add-on or setting for this and it's not provided by default like it is in Outlook 2010. Is there any way I can get this functionality? It's extremely useful as I create a lot ...
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Change the text of item in “open with” context menu

I'm using Windows 8.1 and want to change the text of an item in "open with" context menu of windows explorer. For example: It's just stupid to me to have such a long postfix like "Best Reader for ...
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Windows 7 'All Programs' folders self-close on right-click

Odd issue on my Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) system. If I click on the Start 'orb' then navigate to 'All Programs', then navigate to any of the folders that appear at the bottom of the list (like ...
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How to right click and play audio folder on Windows Media Player 12

It's always been hard for me to add a music folder with subfolders to Windows Media Player's playlist. I double click a file in the folder (or click on WMP shortcut), WMP opens, and I drag the other ...
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Access folder right-click from inside the folder in Windows 7

In Windows XP, if you had a folder open in Explorer, you could access the right-click context menu of a folder by right-clicking the folder icon in the titlebar of the Explorer window. In Win7 this ...
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Disable 'Print…' option from right-click context menu in Google Chrome

When I select a text in Chrome, I get three options in the right-click context menu. 'Copy', 'Search Google for 'selected text'' and 'Print...'. Is there any way through which I can get rid of the ...
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Acrobat Distiller Item on Context Menu is not displayed

A few months ago, my husband installed a few software on my computer (Jedit, 7-zip). Afterward, I've noticed that when I right click on a .doc file, 2 of my context menu items have been displayed ...
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Add a right click context menu in certain WIndows folders that will open a web browser URL?

In a Windows Explorer window where you browse files in Windows 7, I would like to add a new context menu that will allow me to open a file on my local Dev Server. So it would have to open a browser ...
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Windows Batch - Move files to folder parent & Remove empty subfolders

I found several such questions and tried to adapt the answers to my needs but no luck so far. Im trying to create two context menu entries in Windows 7 that would: Move all files from ...
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How to have right click menu to copy full folder path to clipboard?:

How can I add a right click menu item so that when actioned on a folder it will copy the full folder path to the clipboard. eg. If I right click on folder "ABC" on the desktop it should copy ...
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Use DOS batch to move all files up 1 directory

I have created a batch file to be executed through the right-click menu in Win7. When I right-click on a folder, I would like the batch file to move all files (excluding folders) up 1 directory. I ...
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Copy multiple files to folders. Use filename

How do I move multiple selected files to folders with using the filename? Any tool or cmd is welcome :) One file a time: press Win + R and type in shell:sendto create a new textfile in this ...