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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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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“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 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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Taskbar context menu appearing behind taskbar when jump list is being shown

I've noticed something weird in Windows 8. When I right-click the taskbar, the context menu shows up normally. However, when right-clicking the taskbar with a Jump List open, the menu appears behind ...
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Most-hated loss of sneak preview; hack needed? [closed]

On right-clicking gmail messages, users used to be able to see the 'sneak preview'. In fact, I read all of my e-mails like that because I didn't want people to get read receipts. Also, it was super ...
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Get rid of dead floating explorer context menu [duplicate]

At some point I've right clicked in Explorer to open a file in Notepad++ and the context menu is left floating around on my screen. I've killed off both Explorer and Notepadd++ but the context menu ...
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How do I get additional search engines in my right-click menu on Chrome?

Upon highlighting text in Chrome, right clicking the highlighted text produces "Search {Default Search Engine} for {highlighted text}" in the right-click menu. I'd like to add several additional ...
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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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32-bit context menu application not showing in 64-bit Windows 7

I have a VB6 application which pops up on the context menu of a E-Document. This works correctly on a 32-bit OS (i.e. on right mouse click of a text file, the application is displayed for selection). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adding line seperator to right click menu of a Memory Stick

i'm creating an autorun.inf file for one of my memory sticks, i want to stick a bunch of commonly used programs on it using the shell\ syntax but when i create them they sit under Autoplay what i ...
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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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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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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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Can I add a Windows Explorer context menu option to start command prompt in the selected directory?

When browsing in Windows Explorer, sometimes I want to start a command prompt "here", e.g. with the current browsed folder as the current directory. For example, when I am browsing "D:\Foo\Bar\Bar1", ...
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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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Windows 8 Right-click (context) menu hang

Recently I reintalled Windows 8. All software that I installed on fresh OS is up to date and Windows 8 compatible. When I try to open context menu explorer was crashing. I used CCleaner to fix ...
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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 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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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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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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WinRAR Context menu and file type detection of Windows

So far I know Windows display context menu based on the file extension rather than the file type. I just tested with empty text file with mp3 extension with winamp and the result is below: The same ...
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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 ...
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How do I add a 'Create symlink' to the right mouse button drag and drop context menu in windows?

Specifically I want to add a command to create a symlink of the selected file/folder and place it in the destination folder.
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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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Why shell commands for PNG file in Windows 8 doesn't work?

I have exactly same task like here: Windows 7 - Add shell command for .png file But this solution doesn't work in Windows 8 for unknown reason only for PNG files. And I don't know why. I tried some ...
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Change Properties accelerator in windows 8 context menu

In windows 7, when you right click a file and press r it open's the file's properties window. With my new windows 8 (en-GB) install, the keyboard accelerator has changed to o. This is inconvenient ...
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How to get rid of a single entry of the windows explorer context menu that is permanently displayed? [closed]

I have a very strange problem. For some hours now a single entry of the windows explorer's context menu (actually the "Copy" entry) is permanently displayed. It's top most in the z Buffer obviously ...
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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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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 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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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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How to add programs in context menu on desktop at one context name?

Hello I'm searching for answer how to put programs (not program) in context menu of desktop at one context name? Example: I want to create new context name which can be extendable to put inside more ...
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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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Removing File type association from Windows 8

I have created a metro style app similar to Windows Photo Viewer using C#. The app is also displayed in the OpenWith context menu of image files. But, due to some reasons the app is not working. So, I ...
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How to add more things to the Power User (Win-X) menu?

How can I add more things to the menu that appears when I press the Windows key and X at the same time? Searching through the web I found this website, but what's there doesn't work. Perhaps this ...
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Thunar Custom Actions appear twice

I'm currently using Debian Wheezy (aka testing) with XFCE desktop environment and Thunar. Almost all the custom actions I have created so far appear twice in Thunar context menu. I'm not at my Linux ...