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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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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How to run specified terminal command from context menu on right clicked folder?

I'm quite happy I found out about Finder > right-click > "New Terminal at Folder". To make it perfect, I'm looking for a way to run a specified command right after. Automator doesn't seem to have such ...
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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 ...
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How do I access the application icon's context menu with AutoHotKey?

I'm afraid I don't really know what this special menu is called, but I'd like to activate one of the menu items here from an AutoHotKey script. I'm trying to get at Clear Scrollback. Again, I ...
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Windows 7 adding rt context menu without editing registry [closed]

Why is it so complex to add a useful rt. click context menu to mouse properties..Have you ever heard of xp's powerful POWERTOYS that were designed for user flexibility.. Having to 'hack' the registry ...
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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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Missing “Create new text file” context menu (Windows 8.1)

This is on Windows 8.1 64-bit. When I right-click, the option to create a new text file is gone. How do I get it back? I know it's a registry setting but I don't know what to create. Thanks in ...
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Change Windows 7 explorer “Edit” context menu action for jpg and other image file types

When I right click on a jpg file in Windows Explorer (Windows 7), I see that there is an "Edit" menu item. If I click this item, it opens the image in MSPaint. Blah. I have Paint.NET installed, and ...
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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 to manually add shell integration for 7zip on Win7 64bit?

My company insists I use a company-provided installer for 7zip. I'm running Win 7 64 bit. The installer has been marked to be 64bit ready. However, it doesn't install the shell extensions properly ...
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How to add 'New File' to the OS X Finder context menu?

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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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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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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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 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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text not showing in windows 7, start button not working [duplicate]

i'm facing some problems in windows7 such as: in desktop i can see the icons, but there is no text under them.(i can click on them and launch/open them) when right click from mouse, there is no ...
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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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Smartgit and Windows 8.1 - Context menu integration not working

The file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. ... The usual error message. I have installed shmnview (by Nirsoft), and checked the context menu entry. "C:\Program ...
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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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How to change Windows Explorer's show columns context menu

Is there any way to change this menu's list of columns for any and all folders, in such way that whenever I want to add an actually useful column to the current view I don't need to look it up in the ...
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How to Delete The “Move to Dropbox” Entry In The Contextual Menu?

I have noticed recently that when I right click on a file/folder in Windows 7, the contextual menu brings up an entry entitled Move to Dropbox ( enabling one to send a selected file/folder to ones ...
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Custom context menu items

I'm trying to add a context menu option with similar functionality to the 'open command window here' option in the shift+right click context menu. When selected, it should open a command prompt window ...
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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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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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On command line, how to apply other context-menu operation on a file than default open?

With the start command in a Windows command line it is possible top apply the default context-menu "open" operation on a file, like: start file.pdf But the Windows context menu may define other ...
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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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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 having to be an Administrator, but why does the context menu does not display options such as "New Text Document"?
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Edit Windows Explorer context menu item description

Currently I have the following type of Explorer context menu for Malwarebytes. I'd like to change the Finnish description to English (not allowed in the app), but searching the registry for ...
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How to change the order of Send To menu items on windows 7?

Is there any way to change the order in which the items of menu "Send To" in windows 7 appears when you click the right button? I have tested a lot of "Windows Context Menu" tools, but any one works ...
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How can I have a custom 7Zip batch script work like the “add to archive…” context menu action of 7Zip?

I am trying to figure out a way to select several files and folders in Windows Explorer and add them to a password protected .zip archive using a batch script, 7zip and a custom context menu item. ...
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Automate “Share With” command in context menu for OneDrive files

I use OneDrive and to share a file that is already in OneDrive folder, I need to right-click -> Share With -> OneDrive. I'd like to automate this using scripting, but I need to know the command. Does ...
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Annoying mnemonics failure with W7 explorer context menu

I am a mouse-hater. I don't fear them, so not musophobia, but musomusia. When I am using W7 Explorer and I want to select a few files and zip them I select them, typically, by using Ctrl-Spacebar ...
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Burn Image context menu item missing in Windows 7

My understanding is that in Windows 7 if I right click an ISO image I should have an option Burn Image, or if I double click an ISO I should get a dialog to let me burn the image.... Not happening ...
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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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In ConEmu / Cmder, how do you setup ConEmu Here to work with powershell?

I am trying to get the ConeEmu Here context menu item to work everywhere in windows explorer. Settings -> Integration -> ConEmu Here -> Command Currently I have: ...
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any freeware program for adding/editing PATH from context menu [closed]

So many times, I would like to add a directory to the PATH in windows. And I think the GUI for it must be the must stupid GUI ever developed in windows, yet it's there since ages, in an unmodified ...
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add a blank file to the windows 'new' context menu

Whilst i have found posts that tell me how to add a new context item for a specific file type, i seem to be unable to see a way of adding one for a blank file (a la ubuntu). Is there a way of adding ...
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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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“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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Windows: How to remove items from the right click (context) menu?

The right click (context) menu is minimal and clean on a fresh installation of Windows. Install a bunch of applications and soon the context menu is loaded with all kinds of opening options from ...
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How to add Sticky Note to Right Click-->“New” Menu

I'm talking about the menu that appears when you right-click on the desktop. Then if you look in the list there should be something labeled "New", and when you hover over this it shows you options ...
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What is the best way to make Calculate SHA1 as a context menu option in Mac OS X?

In order to calculate the SHA1 checksum of a downloaded file, I could type /usr/bin/openssl sha1 in Terminal and then drag there the file which I want check. To make it simpler, one could enable a ...
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Shift + F10 does not work in Windows 8

I have a Dell laptop and it does not have the right click menu key. In the preceding link it is mentioned that either Shift + F10 or Ctrl + Shift + F10 works as right click menu key. The key ...
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Put all Msysgit's right-click context menu options in a sub-menu in Windows Exporer?

edit: opened an issue on Git-Cheetah's GitHub page. Is it possible to put all Msysgit's right-click menu options in a sub-menu? All of the options makes my menu enormous
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Add context menu items to services (windows)

I am trying to a delete option to the right click menu of windows services, I know that you can do this with right click menus for files such as .cat / .bmp and I think you can here too, so I created ...
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Removing and adding items in context menu of Outlook 2013

When I right click on an email I get a lengthy menu – including “Quick Print”, “Reply All”, etc. Out of these features I want only “Move”,”Delete” and “Categorize”. So how can I remove the unwanted ...
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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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Windows 8.1 context menu closes suddenly and sporaddically

I have no real idea what I could have done to cause this - it has happened in the past on some installations, but after getting this new machine set up with Windows 8.1 Professional (x64) and ...