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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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 do I add an icon to my custom context menu entry in Windows XP?

Related: How can I add a program to the context menu of all files? How can I add an icon to my custom context menu item in Windows 7? The first linked question covers how to add a custom context ...
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How do I set the program that “Edit” in the context menu opens?

If I right click a JPG or PNG file, the "Edit" option opens MS Paint, whereas I would like it to open GIMP. I found the ShellMenuView and ShellExView programs, but I can't find the relevant entries. ...
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Is there a way to clean-up the Windows right-click menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to remove items from the right click (context) menu? I've heard the right click menu called the 'Context Menu' but I'm looking for an application or method ...
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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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How to remove items from context menu in Windows 7?

I would like to remove the items in red frames shown in the image below: How can I do that?
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Context(right-click) menu Long loading times when Network connected

The right-click context menu takes 10+ seconds to open on any file/folder. The delay does not change between repetitively right-clicking on the same file/folder. I also sometimes get explorer crashes. ...
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New Windows 8 context menu: official name and documentation?

Windows 8 has got a new handy context menu which is invoked by pressing Windows + X or by right-clicking the lower-left corner of the desktop: Strangely enough, it's practically impossible to find ...
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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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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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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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Right click to create shortcut

I have been used Windows 7 for a while. However, the right click New -> Shortcut that was not there. How I get it ?
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Context Menu being created if you install 7-Zip or TortoiseSVN in Windows 7 while it works just fine in Windows XP

I've installed 7-Zip in XP and it creates a context-menu in Windows Explorer. But, in Windows 7 it doesn't. I don't know why. I tried it with administrator privileges, but nothing happened.
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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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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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Custom multi-item context-menu entry for Windows Explorer

I'm trying to create a custom context-menu entry for Windows (7) Explorer that will send ALL selected items ton ONE single command. I've read about MultiSelectModel with a Player value in MSDN Doc ...
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Windows 7 context menu not disappearing after selecting an option [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Persisting right click menu highlight I have a very annoying problem for several days now. Whenever I open context menu in any application on my Windows and select any ...
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Remove “Delete” option from Windows 7 Context Menu?

Well it ever so often happens that I want to click rename and I end up clicking delete.For delete I use the DEL key so I have no need for the context menu option. I have tried several programs but ...
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Windows 7 Context Menu for Folders - *IF* folder contains certain filetypes

I would like to add an entry to the context menu for folders, but only have it show in the context menu IF the folder in question contains files of a certain type (in this case, only if the folder ...
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Windows shell-extension manager?

Is there a tool to remove a shell-extension? I was able to remove some context-menus using RegEdit but doing a search in the registry for others have failed.
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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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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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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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different types of shortcuts

Let's say I have two shortcuts for Microsoft Word; the first shortcut was created during the Office installation, the second shortcut I have created myself via right click on winword.exe > Send to > ...
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Right-Click Windows 7 Taskbar Options Disappeared

I just completed a clean install of 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium. After adding the old style quick launch toolbar and dragging it to the left, the right-click menu on the main area of the taskbar no ...
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Replace Command Prompt with Powershell on Power User Menu

I would like to replace the Command Prompt option on the power user (Winx) menu with and option for Powershell. Like many Windows user I've slowly been transitioning from using the traditional windows ...
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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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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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Windows Powershell: Executing commands via the context menu?

I'm using kramdown to convert my markdown-formatted source files into html. The command I've been using is: kramdown %filename | Out-Clipboard (Out-Clipboard is from the fantastic PSCX. This means ...
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Vista - two different menu styles

I have noticed that the window menu for most windows look like standard menus, while the window menu for the command processor (cmd.exe) look different. I assumed that cmd.exe was providing ...
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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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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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How do I change the default program for Preview in the context menu when uploading images to websites in Windows 7?

I'm not asking how to change the default program for a certain file extension, but how do I change the behavior of this particular context menu item? I've gone through various answers and search ...
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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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Remove context menu item from FireFox

Is there a way to remove the context menu items in Firefox.
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Windows XP - 'New' Context Menu Items

I am attempting to create new items in this context menu. Some file extensions cannot be added. I have tried both the TweakUI method and the manual registry editing method but both seem to yield ...
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Can't right-click Taskbar Icons on Windows 10

I restarted my PC many times, I also have restarted the Windows Explorer task but it doesn't work. I cannot right-click icons on Taskbar, I can't even click on the Start menu. EDIT: I don't know if ...
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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 add custom scripts to Firefox context menu?

In Opera I was able to add an item to the context menu which was bound to a script on my filesystem. So, for example, when I right-clicked an image and clicked on this menu-item, the URL was passed to ...
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What's the meaning of “NoWorkingDirectory” string value in Windows Registry?

Empty "NoWorkingDirectory" string value is often used in Windows Registry when user-defined Right-Click menu items are created. For example to be able to open PowerShell when right-clicking on folder ...
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How to get git bash back in Windows Explorer context menu

I've had git running on my machine for over a year. I have a folder in my C root called gitRepo, which contains all my various repos. For some reason, for one repo only, the git bash command is ...
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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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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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Add “.cs file” under ContextMenu -> New

How can I add a "C# File (.cs)" option under the Windows context menu : Right-click -> New? I've tried editing the registry, and creating a new key under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cs\ShellNew and adding a ...
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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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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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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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Need help creating advanced context menu command in Windows 7 (x64)

I found out about ForceBindIP and I really love it, so much that I am using it regularly enough to where spamming the same command prompt over and over again is getting painful. I'm on a 64-bit of ...
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How can I set a particular shortcut key for an item in the Windows 7 Explorer right-click context menu?

For me, this issue is specific to opening files through the context menu with gVIm, but it probably applies to more general situations too. In particular, I want to get gVim to open a file with a ...