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Windows 7: Customizing the "My Computer" context Menu


30 Nov 2010   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
Customizing the "My Computer" context Menu

I searched the forum for these and could not find the topic, so I decided to create it - hopefully there are others out there who find this useful

The following text will add commands to the right click context menu of "my computer", these are registry keys that I have collected and created over time.

there are more that can be added, but I feel these are the most useful. Feel free to add your own if you have them

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
;Adds Control Panel to right click of MY Computer
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Control Panel]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Control Panel\command]
@=hex(2):72,00,75,00,6e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,\
00,20,00,73,00,68,00,65,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,\
2c,00,43,00,6f,00,6e,00,74,00,72,00,6f,00,6c,00,5f,00,52,00,75,00,6e,00,44,\
00,4c,00,4c,00,00,00

;Adds Device Manager to right click of MY Computer
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr]
@=hex(2):40,00,25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,\
00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,64,00,65,00,76,00,6d,00,67,00,\
72,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,34,00,00,00
"SuppressionPolicy"=dword:4000003c

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,\
00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,6d,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\
65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,20,00,25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,\
00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,64,00,65,00,\
76,00,6d,00,67,00,6d,00,74,00,2e,00,6d,00,73,00,63,00,00,00

;Adds Programs and Features to right click of MY Computer
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Software]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Software\command]
@=hex(2):63,00,6f,00,6e,00,74,00,72,00,6f,00,6c,00,20,00,61,00,70,00,70,00,77,\
00,69,00,7a,00,2e,00,63,00,70,00,6c,00,00,00

;Adds MSConfig to right click of MY Computer
@="Microsoft Configurator"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\msconfig\command]
@="msconfig.exe"

;Adds Event Viewer to right click of MY Computer
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Event Viewer\command]
@="eventvwr

;Adds Services to right click of MY Computer
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Services]
@=hex(2):53,00,65,00,72,00,76,00,69,00,63,00,65,00,73,00,00,00
"SuppressionPolicy"=dword:4000003c

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Services\command]
@="mmc.exe services.msc"

;Adds Regedit to right click of MY Computer
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Registry Editor]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Regedit\command]
@="regedit"

The following is a registry had to add an ELEVATED command prompt to your regular right click menu

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

;Adds an ELEVATED command propmt to right click context menu.
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas]
@="Administrator Command Prompt here"
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas\command]
@="cmd.exe /k \"pushd %L && title Command Prompt\""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\runas]
@="Administrator Command Prompt here"
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\runas\command]
@="cmd.exe /k \"pushd %L && title Command Prompt\""




Attached Files
File Type: reg add remove programs.reg (398 Bytes, 122 views)
File Type: reg Control Panel.reg (536 Bytes, 93 views)
File Type: reg event Viewer.reg (195 Bytes, 72 views)
File Type: reg msconfig.reg (174 Bytes, 96 views)
File Type: reg Regedit.reg (452 Bytes, 109 views)
File Type: reg Services.reg (682 Bytes, 103 views)
File Type: reg Admin command Prompt.reg (461 Bytes, 108 views)
File Type: reg devmng.reg (896 Bytes, 94 views)
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