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Windows 7: Cascading "My Computer" menu in desktop context menu


26 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cascading "My Computer" menu in desktop context menu

I recently switched from XP to Windows 7 x64. I've used Stardock RightClick for years to make a cascading "My Computer" menu in the desktop context menu. This is a very handy way to browse files and folders. I found the tutorial @sevenforums to make a shortcut to "My Computer", but I really like to make this a cascading menu (as you get when you make a Toolbar on the Taskbar).

Any ideas?


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26 Feb 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums BenBau. You'll have to do some registry editing, but if you attempt, make sure to back up your registry first.

Registry - Backup and Restore

Add Cascading Menus for Your Favorite Programs in Windows 7 Desktop and My Computer Context Menus - Tweaking with Vishal

A Guy
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27 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks, but I already found that one also and it's not what I need. I meant the automatically "branching" menu like the one you get when you make a Desktop Toolbar in the Taskbar. You can use it to "surf" the contents of the folder/drive/computer.
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27 Feb 2011   #4

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I am personally unaware of any way to do that. Perhaps someone else will reply. A Guy
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27 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for your effort anyway!
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25 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'm still looking for a way to add a cascading menu like "Computer" or "Control Panel" to the desktop context menu (like the toolbar on the taskbar)...
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25 Jun 2011   #7

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I will post to the Gurus here, see if anyone has anything.

A Guy
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26 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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26 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks, but no.
Attached is a screen-dump of my custom desktop context menu in WinXP.
I use Stardock RightClick for this, but unfortunately it is terminated.

What I need is an automatically cascading menu showing the contents of a folder/drive, like in my image.


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