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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Can't add to directory context menu in Windows 10

In Windows 8.1 (and probably other versions as well) it was possible to add a program to the shell/context menu of any directory. However applying the method it doesn't seem to work in Windows 10. ...
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Right-click on taskbar's icon and slabs in start will not open context menu on windows 10

I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and found out that when I right-click icons on taskbar for unpin them nothing happened after click. I though it was just delay so I waited few minutes ...
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Add icon to context menu in quick access

I have recently been very irritated about the fact that there are no icons in the context menu of folders in the quick access menu. It would make it easier and quicker to differenciate context menu ...
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Amending a custom context menu command for moving files to a custom Dropbox folder

How do I change this context menu command to open a single explorer window even if multiple files have been selected? The code below effectively moves the files selected to a custom folder in ...
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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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How do I run “vagrant up” from a context-menu in Windows?

I have a repo with a Vagrantfile. I use to clone it from Mac, Linux and Win depending on the location I'm working at. When cloning in Windows I would love to right-click the Vagrantfile and choose a ...
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Windows 10: PuTTY does not work correctly with the taskbar context menu?

When right clicking on the PuTTY icon in the Windows 10 taskbar, I get recent connections. Clicking on one of those just opens the PuTTY main page. Instead of connecting to that connection. Is it me? ...
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Right clicking start menu items brings up blue menu (Windows 8.1)

When I right click on an item, this happens: Other context menus are unchanged: PC is running Windows 8.1 64-bit, AMD radeon graphics, Intel i7 processor. More detailed specs can be provided.
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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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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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Windows Batch - Move files to folder parent & Remove empty subfolders

I found several such questions and tried to adapt the answers to my needs but no luck so far. I'm trying to create two context menu entries in Windows 7 that would: Move all files from subfolders in ...
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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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Edit contextmenu in other applications

Currently I am playing around with ContextMenu's inside Windows. Now I want to add a contextmenu entry to every right click menu, even outside the Windows Explorer. So applications like Chrome, ...
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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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Can I provide a customized name for folders pinned to the windows explorer taskbar icon context menu?

When I right click on the windows explorer icon on the taskbar I get a list of folders, some pinned that I always want and some frequent. I want some pinned ones to be folders with the same name in ...
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Context menus in Windows 10 are blank most of the time, but third-party software context menus are fine

Something weird is going on with context menus in my Windows 10 installation. They look like this: In the first day after installing it happened 2 or 3 times. But today, It's almost 99 times of ...
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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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Remove “Open in new window” without breaking File Explorer shortcut

I wanted to remove that option from the context menu in Windows. The fix that shows up everywhere is to apply to following changes to the registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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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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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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Open With… context menu item versus Open With>

For most file types in my Windows machine, I can create a default program to Open the file and any additional programs that I can choose to open with. For example, my .jpg file type is set to open by ...
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Change default “Edit” application

When right clicking on a file in Windows - a PNG in this example - I know you can change the default app it opens with, but files such as PNG's also have an Edit option. Is it possible to change the ...
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Context Menu Missing 'Send To' Entries

My installation of Windows 10 Pro x64 is missing entries in the 'Send To' context menu entry. In the past, I had programs list there, but now I have absolutely nothing listed at all. The only thing ...
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How can I create a shell context menu item that takes multiple files as arguments?

Creating a Windows Shell context menu item that takes a single file as an argument is easy. See this question for an example. However, how do you create a context menu item that takes multiple files ...
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Modify right click context menu with copy filename or copy full file path

I'm wanting to modify the right click context menu for windows explorer. I need to select a number of files and right click on them and copy the file path. Ideally I would also like the option of ...
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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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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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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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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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How to open a terminal quickly from a file explorer at a folder in Windows 7?

This can be done easily in Ubuntu, just right click and open Terminal. It is very inconvenient to open cmd.exe then cd to the folder. So, how do I open a terminal quickly from a file explorer at 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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Editing context menu for executable/application on Windows [duplicate]

For some reason, when I right click on an application instead of the context menu displaying "open" or "run" it replaces it as shown below. Does anyone know how to change that back to normal in the ...
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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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“Git GUI” context menu entry for Windows 7 64 bit

Git for Windows doesn't seem to support the extra context menu entries for "Git GUI Here" (or "Git Bash Here") when running on 64-bit systems. Is there some other way I can get an entry for "Git GUI" ...
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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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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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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...