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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How do I add applications to Pinned in the Steam Context Menu on the Taskbar

I have Steam on my Taskbar, right clicking it opens this menu: How can I add applications to this list (Indicated by the red arrow)? I tried marking as favorite on steam but it didn't do anything. ...
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How to assign a icon for “Copy/Cut/Paste/Delete” Windows default context menu items?

Under Windows 8/8.1 x64, I would like to assign a custom icon for the default Windows context menu items such as Copy, Cut, Paste, Delete, Undo, Redo and Send To items, which by default has any icon: ...
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Can sub-folders be created on the Explorer context “send to” menu

I have many "send to" destinations. I would like to create sub-folders in the "Send to" folder. Is this possible? When I try, it will only create a real folder in the SendTo folder. I want selecting ...
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Shell context menu registry extension doesn't work when default program is other than Notepad

I'm trying to add a "Tail" entry to the shell context menu for .txt files, but whatever I do the option just does not appear. My .reg file looks like: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [...
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Hide or Remove icons from Context Menu in Windows 10

I find a load of topics on how to remove or edit items from the context menu in Windows, but nothing on how to hide or remove icons from the context menu to make it tidier and more compact looking. ...
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cannot associate program with context menu action

I installed a program called GitKraken and it's pretty nice; But one thing it does during installation is to forcefully add a context menu item to open the current folder in it. Unfortunately, since ...
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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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How to disable “Opening these files might be harmful to your computer” warning popup in AppData sub folders?

On Windows 10 with latest updates, I have a ZIP file in an AppData\LocalLow sub-folder: C:\Users\\AppData\LocalLow\Test\test.zip. From Windows File Explorer, whenever I right click on this zip ...
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Windows Context Menu to all files except shortcut file

I have follow this guide @ http://www.howtogeek.com/107965/how-to-add-any-application-shortcut-to-windows-explorers-context-menu/ to create a context menu in my registry. May I know is it possible ...
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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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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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Windows 10: Can I add 'Move To' to right click menu option for a file in Explorer?

There is a Move To icon in the Explorer Toolbar. Is it possible to add this functionality to the right click menu for each file (somewhat analogous to the 'Send To' option)? I seem to recall there ...
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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 Dropbox....
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Can't add context menu item to mp3 files (through regedit)

Here's how I did it: I went to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3, checked the value of (Default) which was dbpoweramp.mp3, then I created HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dbpoweramp.mp3\Shell\foo\command and set its (Default) ...
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Context menu data input

I want to add a menu entry whenever I right-click somewhere (like on some text). I can do that by modifíying registry entries. But is there a way to get the context itself? For example if I right ...
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Explorer crashes when clicking on any context menu command

I've recently updated to the new insider preview, but I don't know if this is related. Anyways, when I right click anywhere (on the desktop, inside of a folder) and click on any of the context menu ...
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Disable Google Drive context menu outside Google Drive folder

When I am in my Google Drive directory on my Windows 7 machine, I can right-click any folder or file and see a context menu entry to directly share the item or view it online. This is useful ...
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Always show 'Open With' in right-click context menu on Windows 10

Sometimes, Windows 10 will not show the 'Open With' sub-menu in the right-click context menu for some file types, and sometimes when I select multiple files of a specific type. Is there any way to ...
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Is it possible to add Google Search to all Windows context menus?

Basically, I'd like to select some text in Notepad, Word, my RSS reader, what-have-you, and be able to lookup that phrase in Google. Are there any utilities that allow me to do that?
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In Windows 10, how to choose save location

I noticed on the PC of my father, who has recently upgraded the operating system to Windows 10, that the "Save as . . ." option is not part of the context menu (right click). He has only 4 choices in ...
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Add Show/Hide hidden folders to Windows 7 context menu

Recently I've been bugged by the fact that it is so difficult to turn on "Show Hidden Files" in Windows as compared to other OS (ie. Ubuntu). I've been searching for a way to add an option to "Toggle ...
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Accessing comment context menu in Adobe Acrobat Reader

I have received a bunch of comments on a PDF document and I would like to efficiently navigate through them in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. I have activated the single-key accelerators which are helpful, ...
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Why isn't this Windows registry command working?

So I'm trying to make a right click context menu option that will copy the path of a file in Windows 7. This is my registry stuff: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Copy path] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\...
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Show context-menu on mouse down event

On Linux (Fedora 24, MATE desktop), when I right-click something, the context-menu shows up right after I press the mouse button. I then keep holding it, move the pointer over to the option I want and ...
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In Windows 8, where to manage shell context menu commands associated with file types?

Maybe this is a duplicate, but I cannot guess the correct teminology to find answer if it was posted already. Where in Windows 8 can I open the user inteface to add/edit/remove shell context menu ...
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Customize Internet Explorer Context Menu

I tried to add a node in the context menu, where I can open a rdp connection out of my browser. So I created a new Registry-Key etc., but when I click on the new node, nothing happens. My question is,...
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Disable Adobe AcroTray.exe from starting at boot

The problem I am having is that whatever I do or disable I cannot stop AcroTray.exe from Adobe starting at boot and doing... whatever it is that it is doing, until it is stopped manually via task ...
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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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Windows 10 Apps, right-clicking on Taskbar icons, Start Menu/Search Bar and clicking Windows System Tray icons all fail

So in the middle of the day (worked fine in the morning), I come to find out that all the crap listed in my Title starts to happen. Internet Explorer 11 also doesn't fully function: some sites fail to ...
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Python script won't run from the context menu

Working on the basis of this post (and this follow-up post), I've tried adding a python script (which I've added to the path and so on, so that I can run it from the command line everywhere in the ...
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Disable “Back” in Chrome's context menu

I'm using chrome and like to right click links, then select 'Open in new tab'. If I slightly mis-click, the regular context menu opens instead, and as its top item is 'Back', such occurs, much to my ...
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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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Add Process explorer to taskbar right click context menu Windows 8.1

I recently discovered process explorer (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx) and would like to add it to the context menu when you right click on the taskbar. It has the ...
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How can I create a Sony vegas new project file under right click->new menu on Windows 10?

I'm digging myself in to this question and it's not easy. If you have windows 7 or 8 it's easy, but on Windows 10 looks like dosen't work any method what I tryed. Even the Right Click Enhancer dosen't ...
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When I open a file using 'Open With…' in context menu, how can I open that application as administor?

In Windows, when I open a file using 'Open With...' in context menu, how can I open that application (notepad) 'as administrator'? My user account already has administrator right. And when I 'open ...
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Cannot edit the context menu in Windows 7

I cannot remove items from the context menu. I have followed every step in How To Geek guide to disable options in the context menu but NOTHING works. Deleting the registery entry for the context ...
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Removing 'Search the Store' from Windows 'Open with' context menu

I've been tweaking Windows 10 to better suit my aesthetic, successfully removing a lot of things I don't like. There's on thing I'm stuck at now, though - the 'Search the Store' link in the 'Open with'...
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Right click on infected file in Windows 10

I've right-clicked on a very-likely infected .jpg file in Windows 10. I did it for running a virus scan with Avira (in the context-menu), and later I deleted it. Only after I realized that when a ...
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How to set MATLAB R2015a as the default program for opening mfiles?

I have Mathematica 10.2 and MATLAB R2015a installed on my computer and unfortunately MATLAB m-files are recognized as Mathematica notebooks by the window. When I right-click on an m-file and choose ...
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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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Context menu start in Private Browser

Is there any way to start a browser (i.e: firefox, chrome, opera, etc) in private/incognito mode without having to open the browser? There are methods that exist to configure the browser to start in ...
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Creating a CMD Context menu to copy filepath

I created a context menu in the registry HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > * > shell > copy > commmand > cmd /c dir "%1" /b /a:-d /o:n | clip What this does is copies the file name when I right click on a file, ...
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“close all” window results search notepad++

in notepad ++, there is a window of search results. when to call it a context menu, there is a button to "open all" I need a button to "close all". whether there is such an opportunity?
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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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Select different items in context menus by scrolling

I've used FL Studio for quite some time, and one of the things I've really enjoyed was the in-app ability to select different menu items by scrolling with the mouse wheel: Is there any method to ...
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Restore right-click menu on taskbar icon in Windows 10

SCENARIO I've been customizing a Windows 10 TH2 ISO image using the WinToolkit application, and manually using DISM to remove features and packages from the mounted Install.wim image, I also ...
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IBM Tivoli - Report Studio - (context) menus do not work

The (context) menus do not work in the IBM Tivoli Report Studio. I can open the (context) menus but they do not react by clicking on them How can I fix this? System: RedHad Linux 6.2 Firefox 10
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How to run determine current directory as parameter and pass to script activated from context menu

not sure the title is entirely adequate so let me explain a little clearer. I have an existing powershell script which deletes backups of specific file types. What I want to be able to do is right ...
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“Enable context menus and dragging and dropping” is missing from Start Menu Properties

Right context menus are missing when I try to right click on an icon in my start menu, for example if I want to run as administrator. I've found a couple places on the web that suggest that I need to ...
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Add an option to windows context menu (shell)

Some time ago Windows shell menu displayed an option "Edit in Adobe Dreamweaver" for some files extensions, like .html for example. I had removed Adobe CS5 from my PC to try the Adobe Creative Cloud, ...