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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 ...
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How to align Explorer's context menus to the bottom edge of the screen? (rather than having them open above the mouse)

In windows explorer when you move your cursor towards the bottom of the screen and right-click, the context menu opens upwards, above the mouse. Is there a way to open the menu as far down as ...
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Eject command in the Windows Explorer drive context menu for external HDD drives [duplicate]

If we insert a flash drive into a USB port of a pc, we have the Eject command in the latest versions of Windows Explorer: However, this very handy command doesn't appear for external USB HDD ...
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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 can I create a shell context menu like “Play to”? (Dynamic add items)

I spent 3 hours googling but not answer... I am noob to windows, and i am creating app that sends files over wifi to nearby devices.I am detecting devices using broadcast. I need context menu item ...
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How to diagnose right-click menu slowness?

Is there a way to find specifically what's causing Windows 7 explorer slowness, like right-click menu delay and even opening new explorer windows/drives/folders? Slowness when opening new explorer ...
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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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How to add an item named “Open in Explorer” to right-click context-menu after I have selected some text?

For Windows 7 and above, I constantly ran into a situation like: go to THE_DIRECTORY and do something. Every time I have to copy THE_DIRECTORY and use Win+E to open an Explorer, and then paste the ...
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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 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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Making Windows Explorer context menu entries visble only under certain conditions?

In Windows Explorer, is it possible to add a context menu entry tp a file type that is only visible if certain conditions hold? In particular, I would like to add a context menu entry to folders for ...
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676 views

Copy as path with auto-hyperlink

I frequently use the shift + right-click 'Copy as path' context menu, but when pasting, it results in a quoted version of the file path eg: "C:\Folder\myFile.txt" After pasting it, it is really ...
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Windows Explorer can no longer make new folders [duplicate]

I (actually, a very unfortunate friend of mine) can no longer create new folders from the Windows Explorer program. (It is important to note that mkdir and friends still work.) I have no idea how ...
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Why does Explorer crash when context-clicking this filename?

In my KiTTY configuration directory, I have a file named Home%20server%20(remote). When I tried to context-click it in Explorer, I got the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message with the ...
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Disable or remove the “Run Enhanced Content” menu item from CDs and DVDs

I tried to watch a DVD on my computer. I put it in and VLC started, but later on, it crashed when I tried to rewind as it often does. Naturally, I opened My Computer to play the DVD with VLC. ...
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Get rid of dead floating explorer context menu [duplicate]

At some point I've right clicked in Explorer to open a file in Notepad++ and the context menu is left floating around on my screen. I've killed off both Explorer and Notepadd++ but the context menu ...
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How to add a background context menu in Windows XP?

Can I add a context menu command when right clicking a white (empty) area inside a folder Windows Explorer? I know this is possible in Windows 7 (by editing registry), but the same trick doesn't work ...
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Modifying the Explorer Context Menu [duplicate]

My Explorer context menus are filled with various goodies that I use from time to time. I want to add another option to them, and I have done so, but I'm having troubles getting it to appear in one ...
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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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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 can I create context menu shortcut for famous file extension like JPG

I read that if I need to add item to the context menu for specific files type, I should do the following : in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT at Regedit go to the file type you want to modify ((ex:.jpg)) and add ...
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WinRAR Context menu and file type detection of Windows

So far I know Windows display context menu based on the file extension rather than the file type. I just tested with empty text file with mp3 extension with winamp and the result is below: The same ...
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1answer
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How to organize Windows XP Explorer context menu items?

I understand fairly well how to create new commands for specific file types on Windows XP -- either through the Registry or editing the File Types on the Windows Explorer; in those cases, I tend to ...
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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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How to get rid of a single entry of the windows explorer context menu that is permanently displayed? [closed]

I have a very strange problem. For some hours now a single entry of the windows explorer's context menu (actually the "Copy" entry) is permanently displayed. It's top most in the z Buffer obviously ...
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Access folder right-click from inside the folder in Windows 7

In Windows XP, if you had a folder open in Explorer, you could access the right-click context menu of a folder by right-clicking the folder icon in the titlebar of the Explorer window. In Win7 this ...
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Very slow context menu in Windows 8

I've installed Windows 8 Pro on a blank new SSD, the system is on c:\. I do not think this problem was existent when I started using Windows 8 but I think it started to happen after I've symlinked ...
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Add Windows Explorer context menu item for SASS --watch option?

How would I add a context menu item when right-clicking a .scss file to get SASS to watch it? Example CLI command: sass --watch MySassStyle.scss --style compressed The above command is used after ...
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157 views

Right click to create shortcut

I have been used Windows 7 for a while. However, the right click New -> Shortcut that was not there. How I get it ?
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520 views

Excel open option missing from Context Menu

Whenever I select multiple Excel (2010) files the right mouseclick option 'open' disappears. When I select just one or a few files there is no problem, but from 15 or more files I can't open them at ...
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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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How can I add a directory's contents to its own context menu in windows explorer?

I want to add a context menu item for folders that opens a sub menu containing the folder's contents: files and sub folders. Ideally, those sub folders would act the same way, opening another sub ...
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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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Windows 7 Explorer “Back button” right-click does not provide a “history menu”

Steps to reproduce: Open Windows Explorer (not IE) Navigate to folder A Navigate to subfolder B Navigate to subfolder C Right-click on the Back button in the upper left corner, and it should show a ...
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How do I add an icon to my custom context menu entry in Windows XP?

Related: How can I add a program to the context menu of all files? How can I add an icon to my custom context menu item in Windows 7? The first linked question covers how to add a custom context ...
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How can I add an icon to my custom context menu item in Windows 7?

Related: How can I add a program to the context menu of all files? I've created my custom context menu item, and it seems to work on all file types - even through shortcut links. (Selecting my ...
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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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1answer
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Custom multi-item context-menu entry for Windows Explorer

I'm trying to create a custom context-menu entry for Windows (7) Explorer that will send ALL selected items ton ONE single command. I've read about MultiSelectModel with a Player value in MSDN Doc ...
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How to open a terminal quickly from a file explorer at a folder in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Console in Explorer Context Menu 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 ...
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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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Menu New → Text document is missing when not administrator in Windows 7

When I'm logged in as a user that is not member of the administrator group the entry to create a new text file is missing from the right click "New" menu. If I give the user administrator rights or ...
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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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1answer
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Starting an elevated command prompt from a folder's context menu in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easiest way to get right-click “Open command window here” with admin priveleges in Windows 7 Windows 7 will display an 'Open command prompt here' context ...
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How do I add “edit” or “open with” to the context menu for .bat files in Windows Explorer in Windows 7?

I've tried this by mucking around with "Set Associations", but all I've accomplished there is messing up the default Open action. I've also found a bunch of registry scripts attached to random forum ...
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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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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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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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1answer
199 views

How do I add a userscript to the Context (right click) menu in WinXP Explorer?

I have a very basic script, that looks something like myProg -i INFILE >%TEMP%\INFILE.tmp mySecProg -i %TEMP%\INFILE.tmp -o OUTFILE How do I add this script to my contextmenu, such that the ...
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Remove “Open in new window” option from Windows Explorer right-click menu

Is there a way to remove the "Open in new window" right-click menu option on directories in Windows Explorer on Windows 7?
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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 ...