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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Windows Explorer can no longer make new folders [duplicate]

I (actually, a very unfortunate friend of mine) can no longer create new folders from the Windows Explorer program. (It is important to note that mkdir and friends still work.) I have no idea how ...
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Add item to “New” context menu in Windows 8

I would like to add an empty markdown file to the "New" context menu in Windows 8. I see at least two solutions to this problem, but neither of them work for me. Is this possible? FWIW, a markdown ...
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Why does Explorer crash when context-clicking this filename?

In my KiTTY configuration directory, I have a file named Home%20server%20(remote). When I tried to context-click it in Explorer, I got the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message with the ...
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Rearrange/Reduce Windows Context Menu

Windows XP - I have a Context Menu(all kinds) containing many useless commands which i dont use. I need a utility to help me manage it by removing the unwanted commands. I currently use MMM but it ...
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Windows context menu option for “Copy a link to file”?

Is there a way to add a context menu option for copying a link to a file to include in a plaintext email (or something that accomplishes the same thing in Outlook) for Windows 7? For example, if I ...
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Disable or remove the “Run Enhanced Content” menu item from CDs and DVDs

I tried to watch a DVD on my computer. I put it in and VLC started, but later on, it crashed when I tried to rewind as it often does. Naturally, I opened My Computer to play the DVD with VLC. ...
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Eclipse/Subclipse skip Team submenu

I am working in Eclipse Kepler on an Android project and all files are version controlled by Subversion. In Eclipse I have Subclipse installed and it works well. If I want to commit or update a file ...
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Firefox: How to stay on the current tab when I open a new tab using “Search Google for ” context menu?

I have a habit of opening several new tabs using "Search Google for " and "Define " (Google dictionary) context menus, but Firefox always shifts the focus to the new tab. Is there a way to switch this ...
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Menu New → Text document is missing when not administrator in Windows 7

When I'm logged in as a user that is not member of the administrator group the entry to create a new text file is missing from the right click "New" menu. If I give the user administrator rights or ...
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Adding The Safety Remove Hardware Option To The Desktop Right-Click Contextual Menu?

Is it possible to add The Safety Remove Hardware Option to the Windows desktop right-click contextual menu to aid in the removal of usb devices ?
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How to modify context menu

On my raspberry pi, I was trying to get a file to play, but both mplayer and omxplayer did not show up in the "Others" list when I tried to associate the file with the players, so I typed it in using ...
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How do I customise MS Word's UI to make commands easier to access?

The question is as stated above in the title. What follows is just background info you can freely skip... Someone posted an off-topic mini-rant as a comment on one of my answers, bemoaning the loss ...
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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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Textpad - Open new files in same instance by default

I've been a TextPad user for years, and when you install it, it adds an item to the context menu in explorer called "TextPad" that will open any file with textpad, regardless of the extension (whether ...
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Edit Context Menu of Specific File Extension, and Exclude Entries From the * (All Files) Context Menu

I would like to create an entirely unique context menu for a specific file type. I have added all the items I'd like to add to the context menu, but I don't know how to remove existing ones. I'd ...
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Persisting right click menu highlight

I used to have this problem sometimes in Vista, but now I'm using Windows 7 (it was a clean install, reformatted hard drive) I'm disappointed that it's happening again. Basically what happens is ...
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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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Windows 7 Explorer “Back button” right-click does not provide a “history menu”

Steps to reproduce: Open Windows Explorer (not IE) Navigate to folder A Navigate to subfolder B Navigate to subfolder C Right-click on the Back button in the upper left corner, and it should show a ...
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How to add a background context menu in Windows XP?

Can I add a context menu command when right clicking a white (empty) area inside a folder Windows Explorer? I know this is possible in Windows 7 (by editing registry), but the same trick doesn't work ...
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Given a file, get the location in a separate (identically structured) directory?

Being completely green to Windows shell and cmd scripting, I'm banging my head against this particular problem but coming up with nothing. What I'm aiming to do is add a context menu item to right ...
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Modifying the Explorer Context Menu [duplicate]

My Explorer context menus are filled with various goodies that I use from time to time. I want to add another option to them, and I have done so, but I'm having troubles getting it to appear in one ...
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How can I add a directory's contents to its own context menu in windows explorer?

I want to add a context menu item for folders that opens a sub menu containing the folder's contents: files and sub folders. Ideally, those sub folders would act the same way, opening another sub ...
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Is there a way to put “copy to” in the context menu in IE9?

I have searched high and low. Maybe looking too hard. But surely there is a way to add "Copy to WordPad" as a right click option for the address bar in IE9. I could accept "copy to notepad" except ...
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No More Gutter for Context Menu on Windows 7 (Only for Files)

I installed Moo0 Rightclicker and I believe after that the problems began. Notice the difference: On the left is what happens when I right click the desktop or a folder, and on the right when I ...
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How do I uninstall Total Copy?

I installed Total Copy on a machine a while back http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/Total-Copy.shtml I want to get rid of it. When I right click dragging a folder into another ...
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In HKCR, what is difference between Directory and Folder in context menu config

Following up on this question over at SO (How do I open cmd window in specific location?) I'm looking for an effective way to add the Open Command Prompt Here shortcut to a context menu. Various ...
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Adding custom new file like index.php and index.htm on ShellNew

This is related to Windows 7 - Add an item to 'new' context menu But does anyone know how I can change the filename being used when I right-click a folder and select new? I need it to be ...
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Cannot create new folder from context menu

A user somehow deleted the ability to create new folders from the Windows context menu. A typical correct context menu: The user's context menu (in this case, right-clicking an empty spot of her ...
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How do avoid context menu in opensuse to open on mousepress

I am using opensuse 12.1 via a virtual maschine. I'm using Gnome 3.2.1 and having this annoying problem, that whenever I want to open the context menu with the right mouse button it opens directly ...
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Very slow context menu in Windows 8

I've installed Windows 8 Pro on a blank new SSD, the system is on c:\. I do not think this problem was existent when I started using Windows 8 but I think it started to happen after I've symlinked ...
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Can't add new items to Windows 7 “new” context menu

I'm trying to add a new item for creating a new .lua script in the "new" context menu. I tried following this guide but it just doesn't show up on the context menu at all. I also tried doing it ...
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Shell Context Menu Commands for Kindle Files Only Showing for Certain Extensions

A while ago, I added a number of context menu commands to import Kindle books into Calibre and convert them to EPUB (under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Amazon.Kindle.content). All associated extensions are set ...
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Firefox right-click opens lengthy non-responsive context menu

When I tried to save a picture I noticed when I right-click in Firefox it opens up a long menu, that wasn't like this before. Here is what it looks like now: No matter what I click on, nothing ...
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How to Add a Context Menu in Windows 7 Library Folders

I just finished setting up my Dev environment on a Windows 7 PC. For command line and Terminal use, I installed the program called Console2 which is amazing for anyone who uses the Terminal on a ...
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Winmerge not in the context menu of everything tool

I use this tool everything to search files. In windows xp, I was able to search files and then use context menu for winmerge, tortoisesvn etc. Now I have started using windows 7, everything works fine ...
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Context menu in firefox contains all possible items and is too large

Seems my browsers context menu went full retard - it now contains all thinkable options ("play", "add to dictionary", "fullscreen", "save image as") and the menu items do not alter when different HTML ...
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Windows 8 - new programs don't create Explorer context menu entries

I have a bunch of older Windows XP programs. When I install them, they used to create right-click context menu entries in Explorer, but in Windows 8 64bit they don't seem to be doing that anymore. ...
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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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Windows: How to remove items from the right click (context) menu?

The right click (context) menu is minimal and clean on a fresh installation of Windows. Install a bunch of applications and soon the context menu is loaded with all kinds of opening options from ...
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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 Context Menu Options in the Latest Version of Chrome?

The answer to this question was discussed here but no longer applies to the latest Chrome. I need to add a custom parent item to the context menu; specifically, a search tool that will apply ...
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Hotkey in Windows context menu

I've added (in registry) an 'Open in Notepad++' item to my context menu in Windows 8 (for some reason, it is not added during the instalation). I used the ampersand (&) to assign a hotkey, like ...
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remove context menu items for standard account in windows 7

Is there a way i can remove context menu items for only a standard account and not the administrator account in windows 7, especially from the desktop context menu?
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Context menu keeps freezing on my screen

For those of you who don't know, this is a context menu: My computer repeatedly freezes the option I clicked (not the whole menu) whenever I chose anything from any of the programs. The function ...
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Application that will move file to new folder with file's name

Is there any application or .reg file that will add new item to Windows Context menu to all files that will have this functionality: 1. create new folder with name of selected file 2. move selected ...
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How can I create context menu shortcut for famous file extension like JPG

I read that if I need to add item to the context menu for specific files type, I should do the following : in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT at Regedit go to the file type you want to modify ((ex:.jpg)) and add ...
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Windows 7 rightclick menu from toolbar like ALT-SPACE?

The menu containing Restore, Move, Resize, Minimize, Maximize and Close accessible through right click on a window titlebar or click on the upper left form icon, was before the new Aero stuff ...
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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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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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How to organize Windows XP Explorer context menu items?

I understand fairly well how to create new commands for specific file types on Windows XP -- either through the Registry or editing the File Types on the Windows Explorer; in those cases, I tend to ...