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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Software - Right click context menu not working

The context menus are not showing when I right click on my laptop. Does anyone know how to enable it please? I'm running Windows7. I've tried holding down the right key for some time and I've added ...
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Context menu (right click) not working for start menu items

I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and have regular updates, but my context menu (right click doesn't work) for the items in start menu cannot be displayed!! Is there any solution for this? Also, i have ...
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How can I add a program to the context menu of all files?

Similar to the way Notepad++ adds "Edit with Notepad++" to the context menu of all files, or how most Antivirus products will add a global "Scan this file" option, I would like to add a particular ...
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What is “Ticino” in my Windows 7 Explorer context menu?

I noticed today that I have a new Explorer context menu item called "Ticino" when I right-click a file on Windows 7. What is it?
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Can I add a key with right click to access the Firefox context menu?

I often hit the right click on my trackpad on accident. With Firefox open it opens the context menu. Can I add a key, Shift, Ctrl, alt, etc., to combine with the right click to prevent this accident ...
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Remove some menu options from context menu [duplicate]

I know there is a general answer to this question here, but my question is a little more specific, how to remove the "Turn on Bitlocker.. " entry from it(when I right click on a partition), sometimes ...
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Context menus flash rainbow colors before menu appears

This is one of the strangest Windows bugs I've experienced. All of my context menus appear as animated color-wheels for a split second before the real menu appears: What could be causing this ...
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Right click on Start Menu Items on Windows 7 64-bit doesn't work?

I installed Windows 7 64 bit. Earlier, I had the 32-bit Windows. After installing 64-bit Windows, right-clicking the Start Menu items doesn't bring up the context menu! How do I fix this?
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Only “New Folder” in context menu in the Public folder on Windows 7

The Public folder in Windows 7 (C:\Users\Public) can be written to without being an Administrator, but why doesn't the "New" context menu display options such as New Text Document?
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Only new folder in context menu on Windows 7 [duplicate]

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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Remove quotes and auto-hyperlink when using Explorer's “Copy as path” context menu

I frequently use Shift+Right-Click and 'Copy as path' context menu. But when pasting, it results in a quoted version of the file path e.g. "C:\Folder\myFile.txt" After pasting it, it is really ...
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Add command to right click menu of Explorer

I have made a very simple .bat file that will create a text file of all the files in a dir. Now I want to add it to the right click context menu of explorer so I can create a txt index for a dir at ...
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Custom Right-click Context Menu verb / contextMenuHandler in Windows 8 Registry no longer works for AutoCAD .dwg file

I am currently having a problem when it comes to adding a right click context menu verb whenever the user right clicks on a ".dwg" file in Windows 8. I do not spend a lot of time in the registry and I ...
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Add “PowerShell Here” and “Command Window Here” to right click menu for drives, folders, and current directories

I've tried applying and editing the .reg files, for example, here and here But can't seem to get a "PowerShell Here" and "Command Window" here option in all right click menus without holding Shift ...
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Windows Explorer context menu to rename a folder to add a “.” (period) in front of the folder name

I would like to be able to add a windows context menu for a folder to rename the folder with a "." (period) in front of the folder name. For example right clicking on a folder named "temporary files" ...
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Context menu item like WinRAR, “Add to FILENAME”

I want to add a context-menu item like WinRAR added to files or folder's right click context menu by changing registry keys. In the picture, Add to "Screen Captures.rar" WinRAR gets that name ...
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How to add 'New File' to the OS X Finder context menu?

I am using a Mac--which is running OS X 10.10.3. I want to add a 'new file' button to the context menu--the menu that pops up when you right-click in a Finder window/on the desktop.
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How to reload just one loaded image in Firefox?

I need to reload an image that comes in a page. That image is loaded, and by Right Click I have just View image option. Is there any way that I can have an option to reload the image in the context ...
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Using GitHub for Windows with MSysGit

I have both GitHub for Windows and MSysGit installed on my PC. As GitHub for Windows provides its own copy of Git, I feel as if having MSysGit also installed is redundant. However, I enjoy the ...
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“Create new text document” option missing from context menu

I noticed today that there is no longer a "Create new text document" option in my Windows 7 (x64 Ultimate) context menu when I right click. No idea how or when it disappeared, point is it's gone. ...
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How to run specified terminal command from context menu on right clicked folder?

I'm quite happy I found out about Finder > right-click > "New Terminal at Folder". To make it perfect, I'm looking for a way to run a specified command right after. Automator doesn't seem to have such ...
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How do I access the application icon's context menu with AutoHotKey?

I'm afraid I don't really know what this special menu is called, but I'd like to activate one of the menu items here from an AutoHotKey script. I'm trying to get at Clear Scrollback. Again, I ...
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Adding to SendTo Context Menu in Windows 10

OS: Windows 10 Tech Preview Build 10041 I am trying to add shortcuts to the SendTo context menu using the Windows 8 method. Even after adding shortcuts and restarting, the items don't appear in the ...
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Missing “Create new text file” context menu (Windows 8.1)

This is on Windows 8.1 64-bit. When I right-click, the option to create a new text file is gone. How do I get it back? I know it's a registry setting but I don't know what to create. Thanks in ...
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Change Windows 7 explorer “Edit” context menu action for jpg and other image file types

When I right click on a jpg file in Windows Explorer (Windows 7), I see that there is an "Edit" menu item. If I click this item, it opens the image in MSPaint. Blah. I have Paint.NET installed, and ...
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Cygwin shell add context menu item

There's this question on SO: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9637601/open-cygwin-at-a-specific-folder I want to do something opposite. When using terminal I want to right click and have context ...
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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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Opening a command prompt in another location - XP

In Windows 7, shift-right-clicking on a Explorer window brings up 'Open Command Window Here', which I cannot find in Windows XP. I heard you have to edit the registry, so I tried using this source. ...
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Reordering and grouping entries in the Windows 7 context menu

How can I reorder and create sub-menus in the Windows 7 context menu? I've found ways to selective remove unwanted entries using the registry or third-party utilities, but I do not know about a way to ...
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How to identify the cause of a crash in the context menu

When I right-click on a file in an open-dialog it makes the underlying application crash "once-in-a-while". This happens in many applications such as Total Commander and Visual Studio . The ...
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text not showing in windows 7, start button not working [duplicate]

i'm facing some problems in windows7 such as: in desktop i can see the icons, but there is no text under them.(i can click on them and launch/open them) when right click from mouse, there is no ...
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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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How to change Windows Explorer's show columns context menu

Is there any way to change this menu's list of columns for any and all folders, in such way that whenever I want to add an actually useful column to the current view I don't need to look it up in the ...
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How to Delete The “Move to Dropbox” Entry In The Contextual Menu?

I have noticed recently that when I right click on a file/folder in Windows 7, the contextual menu brings up an entry entitled Move to Dropbox ( enabling one to send a selected file/folder to ones ...
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Custom context menu items

I'm trying to add a context menu option with similar functionality to the 'open command window here' option in the shift+right click context menu. When selected, it should open a command prompt window ...
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Using Environment variable in registry for command

I'm making a program which requires arguments from context menu (click a file and invoke my program with the file name as parameter). I'm trying to add a registry key to ...\shell\myThing\command. ...
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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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On command line, how to apply other context-menu operation on a file than default open?

With the start command in a Windows command line it is possible top apply the default context-menu "open" operation on a file, like: start file.pdf But the Windows context menu may define other ...
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Possible to change/edit which letters are underlined in context-menus?

I want to change some of the underlined letters for quick-selecting context menu entries, particularly, for Firefox (but knowing how to do so for general Windows 7 context menus would be great, too). ...
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Remove Windows built-in items from right-click (context) menu

My question is similar to this one, except mine differs in one part: The right click (context) menu is minimal and clean on a fresh installation of Windows I have to disagree. There are at least ...
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Edit Windows Explorer context menu item description

Currently I have the following type of Explorer context menu for Malwarebytes. I'd like to change the Finnish description to English (not allowed in the app), but searching the registry for ...
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How to change the order of Send To menu items on windows 7?

Is there any way to change the order in which the items of menu "Send To" in windows 7 appears when you click the right button? I have tested a lot of "Windows Context Menu" tools, but any one works ...
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How can I have a custom 7Zip batch script work like the “add to archive…” context menu action of 7Zip?

I am trying to figure out a way to select several files and folders in Windows Explorer and add them to a password protected .zip archive using a batch script, 7zip and a custom context menu item. ...
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Automate “Share With” command in context menu for OneDrive files

I use OneDrive and to share a file that is already in OneDrive folder, I need to right-click -> Share With -> OneDrive. I'd like to automate this using scripting, but I need to know the command. Does ...
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Annoying mnemonics failure with W7 explorer context menu

I am a mouse-hater. I don't fear them, so not musophobia, but musomusia. When I am using W7 Explorer and I want to select a few files and zip them I select them, typically, by using Ctrl-Spacebar ...
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Burn Image context menu item missing in Windows 7

My understanding is that in Windows 7 if I right click an ISO image I should have an option Burn Image, or if I double click an ISO I should get a dialog to let me burn the image.... Not happening ...
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Remove particularly tricky items from context menu

I've found various sources of info about removing these annoying things which I never use... but I haven't succeeded in getting rid of the following. (Avira-related:) - Scan selected files with ...
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In ConEmu / Cmder, how do you setup ConEmu Here to work with powershell?

I am trying to get the ConeEmu Here context menu item to work everywhere in windows explorer. Settings -> Integration -> ConEmu Here -> Command Currently I have: ...
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any freeware program for adding/editing PATH from context menu [closed]

So many times, I would like to add a directory to the PATH in windows. And I think the GUI for it must be the must stupid GUI ever developed in windows, yet it's there since ages, in an unmodified ...
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add a blank file to the windows 'new' context menu

Whilst i have found posts that tell me how to add a new context item for a specific file type, i seem to be unable to see a way of adding one for a blank file (a la ubuntu). Is there a way of adding ...