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Add to ZIP option in context menu for WinRAR

With WinRAR installed, by default, your context menu (Right-click on file) says something like "Add directory to *.rar archive". It's very handy but not cooperating with other systems that handle ...
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Windows explorer folder context menu closes itself

Environment: Windows 8.0 Professional x64 When I call up the context menu on a selected folder in the listview (actual view mode doesn't matter, I reproduce for list, icons, and details), either via ...
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*.cs files set to open with Notepad - how to restore?

I accidentally opened a Aspx.cs file in Notepad and now all *.cs files have been set to open with Notepad. What should I do to restore this "open with" setting for *.cs files to their original ...
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Is “Windows x64 Shell Extension dispatch for Context Menus” necessary?

My new Win7 X64 laptop takes forever to popup the context menu for a file or folder. Using ShellExView, I narrowed it down to "Windows x64 Shell Extension dispatch for Context Menus" in ...
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Set an icon for “Copy/Paste/Delete” Windows default context menu options?

Is it possibly to set a custom icon for the default Windows context menu options like "Copy", "Cut", "Copy", "Delete" and "Sendto"? I think all that kind of shellext are managed by CLSID's so... is ...
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Possible to determine what shell extensions are slowing down Windows?

Other than systematically disabling/enabling shell extensions, piece by piece -- Is there a way to measurably determine if/what shell extensions are bogging down the right-clicking of files/folders ...
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Shell extension doesn't work to open file

I created a new entry in the registry at HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*\shell\Edit with Sublime Text 2\command and the default key read C:\Program Files\Sublime Text 2\sublime_text.exe %1 Now when I ...
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How to call TortoiseSVN Explorer context menu?

I have none if rightclick. Where it should be? UPDATE 1 Permission problem is not the reason.
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Windows shell integration command is not working, possible syntax error

I want to create a shell extension to run shiny apps in a local process on a Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. I need a command like R -e "shiny::runApp('~/shinyapp')" as defined in the shiny tutorial ...
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Restore visibility of shell namespace extension

I have a namespace extension that I "accidentally" removed by right-clicking on it in Windows Explorer and then deleting it (Windows 7). The prompt I was given was that I could restore it in Control ...
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File Explorer shell extensions editor?

I have a bunch of shell extensions which show up from the right mouse click. I would like to delete the ones I never use. Is there a tool which can do this? I know they can be removed from the ...
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PDF Shell Extension Handler [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I view and sort after the page count for multiple PDF files in a Windows file explorer? Is there any Shell Extension Handler for Windows 7 64b, that can show PDF ...
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Knowing selections' and folders' size (in bytes, KB, etc.) at a glance

I'm wondering if there's a way to see easily the space things take up in the File explorer. When you select files, it's easy. For one, in the Details view, there's a Size column, in KB. And in the ...
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Does Windows 8 Explorer have a FolderSize column (or restore the column-handler API)?

One of the biggest complaints about Windows Vista (and 7) was that it removed the API that allows developers to create column-handlers, and as such, useful programs like Folder Size can no longer ...
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Remove Shell Extension Folder X64

I have a very strange shell extension folder which I just can't get rid of. How can I get rid of this? I already downloaded ShellExViewer, but I cannot find any extension called "X64", nor are the ...
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Gnome Shell Extension Key Binding

What is the simplest way to (globally) bind a key combination (e.g. <Super>+A) to a function in a gnome shell extension? Inspecting a couple of extensions, I ran into the following code: ...
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add menu items to SHIFT + right click menu on Windows

The point is to add right click menu items only for shift+right click. Don't even bother: regular right click is all over the web, but i want to add some items that wouldn't clutter my right click. ...
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What is the purpose of the .ZFSendToTarget extension?

I learned about this from watching a video about some "Tech Support" scam (watch the last 10 minutes if you want a good laugh) where one of the tactics used by the scammer is getting the victim to ...
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Debugging shell-extension that causes windows to freeze

For some time now, I have been living with and working around an annoying problem in Windows XP whereby any time I open a file dialog (Open/Save) in any program, not long afterwards, that program will ...
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Win: How to add registry shell extension for all selected folders

I would like to be able to add Open Selected with Sublime Text 2 context menu that will open all selected items in one sublime text window (on the side bar). When I execute "C:\Program Files\Sublime ...
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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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What is Windows Enhanced Storage?

I got an strange icon overlay on my USB stick drive: In my previous question I could identify it's EhStorShell.dll drawing that overlay there (Thanks!). The dll has the description Windows Enhanced ...
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Adding Buttons to Windows XP Explorer (Shell-Extension?)

I would like to add some extra buttons to the Windows XP Explorer toolbar (specifically, but not limited to file-selection such as Select-All and Invert-Selection). Unfortunately while they are ...
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How to define access keys for an Explorer context menu item?

Suppose i want to create a menu item for folders which opens the command line in that folder, to that end i can add some keys in the registry, namely HKLM > Software > Classes > Folder > ...
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Replacement for ContextMagic shell extension for Windows 7 64bit

For long years I have used the free shell extension ContextMagic which provides in a cascaded menu commands like copy path to clipboard, open Command prompt here. The other commands (see screen-shot ...
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In HKCR, what is difference between Directory and Folder in context menu config

Following up on this question over at SO (How do I open cmd window in specific location?) I'm looking for an effective way to add the Open Command Prompt Here shortcut to a context menu. Various ...
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Make Windows Run a File with a Shebang on Double-Click?

Is there any shell extension for Explorer that would execute text files with a #! shebang at the beginning?
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How to list Explorer extensions and disable them?

I have reason to believe that I may have malware on my system in the form of an Explorer extension. I suspect this because Procmon shows that Explorer.exe keeps re-writing a certain Registry key that ...
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Unlocker howto?! doesn't do anything

in an answer to a previous question another user recommended a tool to me, Unlocker. Its original homepage is offline, but there are plenty of websites which offer version 1.9.0 which I downloaded ...
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How can I create a right click menu item to manipulate a junction point?

As I am using a SSD but it is limited in size I want to be able to use junction points to remap files and directories to my HDD, this would work ideal if I could create a shell extension for it that ...
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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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Way to show internet shortcut files with thumbnail of target site

Is there a shell extension for Windows 7 (or some other way) that could let internet shortcuts show a preview of a the website instead the default static icon?
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How to add an explorer context menu for a file extension?

I was inspired by my other question to try the following: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.sln] [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.sln\shell] ...
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How to open a EAR/WAR file in windows 7

I have a few EAR/WAR files which are Java archives and I would like Windows 7 to open these files the way it opens a file with extension zip. So I open this war file and in the list of softwares ...
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Shell extension for SharePoint libraries [closed]

Is there a shell extension for Windows Explorer that is optimized for SharePoint libraries. Expected features are: Displaying Check-in/check-out status (as an icon overlay or additional column) ...
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Where can I find special shell extensions [closed]

Someone introduced me to a neat Windows 7 trick that’s been doing the rounds on the Internet. It enables GodMode, where all Windows settings into a single folder. To use it: Create a new folder. ...
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Shell extension to unblock downloaded files

Is there a shell extension for Windows Explorer that adds a new context menu item, which allows to unblock the downloaded file? It should work exactly as I would open the file properties and click the ...
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Is there a windows program that will log a reason for copying a file to a folder?

Like a shell extension or something so that when I or a co-worker copy over a file we know why we copied it. Something like source control for binary files, but totally non-restrictive.
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Windows XP -“Open terminal here” shell extension?

I remember in Ubuntu, I think it was Gnome, Nautilus had this option in the right-click context menu that allowed you to open a terminal whose working dir was the dir you were visiting in Nautilus, ...
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Looking for MD5 utility that integrates to Windows

Is there any small utility that integrates with the Windows shell and computes md5 of files on demand? I'm too lazy to launch the command line :D. Edit: Just found this with a Google search on "md5 ...
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Windows Explorer Shell-Extension: Column-Handler to Display Shortcut (.LNK) and Bookmark (.URL) Targets

I am looking for a Windows XP Explorer shell-extension that will install a column-handler to display the targets of shortcuts and bookmarks (ie .LNK and .URL files). (Windows 7 has a built-in column ...
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Windows Shell Extension for Pictures Showing Geodata [closed]

Does anyone know if a program exists that installs a shell extension for Windows that will display geodata from a photo? I have a lot of photos taken with my iPhone that have GPS coordinates in the ...
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Shell extension to display thumbnails of PDF files

Foxit PDF, doesn't have a shell extension to display thumbnails of PDF files in Windows Explorer (the thumbnails are shown instead of PDF document icons). Is there a shell extension that do that? i.e ...
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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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Why can't I install shell extensions in vista anymore?

I think my pc is in a strange state. I can't seem to install any shell extensions (though I was able to at one point). Does anyone why this could be? Is there anything I can do to verify new ...
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A compression program that handles files with unusual extensions

WAR files are simply ZIP files with a renamed extension. I'd like to configure a compression program to handle these (on double-clicking the file), but mine doesn't recognize them unless I rename them ...
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Windows tweaks, mostly for explorer [closed]

I've got a few Tweaks on my Vista machine that I wanna get up and running on Windows7 as well, but I forgot which program(s) can enable them. For instance, when I right click on a map, I see the ...
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How to Create New Folder in Windows XP and Add a new text file in the folder

I want new folders created on my Windows XP machine to automatically contain a text file. Is there a way to perhaps add a new context menu on the right click menu which runs some sort of bat file?
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Compressed Folder Wizard - other archive formats

Anybody know of a shell extension to make other archive formats, such as RAR, work with Windows' built-in Compressed Folder Wizard?