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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disable “Print…” in Context menu of selected text in Chrome

When I select some text on page, displayed in the Chrome web-browser, and click with my right button, context menu opens. It has three options: "Copy", "Search %YOUR.SEARCH.ENGINE.NAME for ...
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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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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 ...
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Why has this menu replaced the normal one in Package Explorer in Eclipse?

Eclipse is showing an odd short menu in place of the normal one when I right-click on a project (or anywhere) in the Package Explorer pane in Eclipse 3.7.1. Normally I see a big context menu with a ...
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when using context menu in windows explorer xp, selecting multiple files and “open with ->” only opens 1 file

I have a problem with a particular application. However this can be replicated by selecting 2 text files and then "open with"->notepad or wordpad, and only 1 opens... This is windows xp prof...
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Navigating to commonly used folders by right click?

So is there a way I can navigate to common folders by right clicking? I want this to work in explorer and open/save file dialogs. I use windows vista.
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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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Context menu for new file with template

Is it possible to add a new entry in the context menu New which will generate a file based on a fixed template? For example: I'd like to create a new html file where its content should be: ...
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How to edit Google Chrome page context menu?

I would like to remove some items from the webpage context menu in Google Chrome (like 'Open in new window', 'Search with Google` etc.). How can I do it? Is there any extension which could help me?
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Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file error in custom context menu command

I'm trying to add a custom option to the context menu in windows 7 and I've made the appropriate modification needed in the registry and the option appears in the context menu the way I wanted but ...
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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 ...
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Autohotkey AppsKey does not work properly in Chrome

I try the following hotkey in Chrome: !F3::Send {AppsKey}{Up} Chrome opens the context menu but it doesn't move the selected line in the context menu. Instead the {Up} command moves the scroll bar ...
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Can I move the services menu to the top of the contextual menu?

Is it possible to move the services section of the contextual menu from the bottom to the top?
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Change Gnome popup menus / combo boxes mouse click behaviour

Whe right clicking in windows that have popup menus you can hold mouse button, wait until popup appears and release above the desired item to click it. This is different from Windows that have popup ...
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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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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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How do I know which process carries out the task on the context menu

When I right-click on a PNG file, I get a context menu that includes Rotate Clockwise and Rotate Counter Clockwise. Both work great. I am trying to figure out what actual EXE or DLL carries out the ...
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How do I change the targets of items in Windows 7 context menus?

I'm interested in changing the default "Edit" program for some files when I right click them and go to 'Edit' (see picture). Every time it's used, it seems to launch Notepad whereas some files I ...
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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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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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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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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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Find reference to context menu items in Windows 8

So I got the famous issue with Windows 8 context menu items. I've tried manually, with CCleaner, With Glary utility 3. And I still have some issues. Here is an example for a right click on a .jpg: ...
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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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Windows Shell integration parameters

I'm trying to integrate a shell menu entry for all files (*) to encrypt them using a tool i already have made. I have managed to create the entries but I don't really understand how to send the path ...
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Run a program from context menu with admin priveledges (vista UAC)

I have been using Notepad2 lately, great util and i added it to the context menu hence i can click on a file and say Notepad2 and it edits it .. but it loads notepad2 without admin privs so i can't ...
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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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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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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 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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How did the “napiprojekt” entry get into my txt file context menu?

I noticed today that if I rightclick a txt file there is a context menu entry saying "napiprojekt". I googled it but could only find out that it has to do something with subtitles. I do not ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of right-click context menu?

Using Firefox v9.0.1 on OS X Lion v10.7.2 In userChrome.css, how do I adjust the font size that appears in the context menu when you right-click on something (like a link) on a web page? I tried DOM ...
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Shell context menu option does not work when many items are selected

I added an option to register a dll silently using the right click context menu by adding the following registry key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dllfile\shell\Register\command] ...
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Context Menu Hang on: Windows XP - the 'New>' menu. How to debug?

How do I go about debugging this - its really becoming a frustration. This is the situation: Right Click an empty folder: pick the 'New>' Menu item. The first time I do this - everything seems to ...
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How to associate the PNG/JPG Edit context menu with Paint.NET? [duplicate]

Right now, when I right-click on a PNG or JPG, I get the Edit context menu which takes me to MSPaint. How can I associate the Paint.NET with the Edit menu? I've tried Tools/Folder Options/File ...
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How do I remove items from my Windows 8 context menu?

So first, here's what my actual context menu looks like: These useless options were added by third-party programs, and apparently I can't delete them using the "traditional" programs recommended on ...
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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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Open Powershell in ConEmu from context window

I would like to open Powershell inside ConEmu from Windows Explorer's context menu so that it contains the same directory as Windows Explorer. I know about the "Integration" settings, but I cannot ...