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Windows 7: Customizing Context Menus


15 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fimble View Post
Probably totally off course here, but will MMM+ work in compatibility mode?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
Wont work either. I'm sorry I forgot to state on my 1st post that I tried that, it seems Windows 7 context menu coding might be diffrent from XP so as keeping the program from working, it does run in the background though, but it does absolutely nothing...
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
i have found some software here worth a look Context Menu Enhancer


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Context Menu Enhancer gives you ability to have total power on your right click context menu. Context Menu Enhancer allows yo to edit your right click menu in the way you want. Now with help of this wonderful tool you can add some good stuffs to your right click context menu. Some of the functions it does described below. Tweaks Manager. As name tells this part of a Context Menu Enhancer does some tweaks stuff. All of this tweaks are very useful for everyday work. It makes your life easier. All of the tweaks are listed below with there functionality.
Copy To Folder & Move To Folder :- When you choose one of the options from the menu, you browse to any place on your hard disk to copy or move the file to that folder. You doesn't have to navigate to the place where you want to paste your file. Create or Print File List :- Allows you to print or create file list of a folder by right clicking on folder and selecting one of the option. Encrypt & Decrypt :- Allows you to encrypt and decrypt your files and folders. Files encrypted can't be operable by another user on the PC. Open In Notepad :- Allows user to open any file in notepad by just right clicking it. Open file location :- Allows user to open the file location by right clicking its shortcut. Administrator Command Prompt :- Allows user to open an elevated command prompt with highest privileges from any folder by right clicking it. Add To MyComputer & Add To ControlPanel & Add to Desktop :- Allows user to add the files (Vista or 7) or folders to their My Computer,Control Panel or Desktop by just right click a file (Vista or 7) or folder and selecting appropriate option. These are not an ordinary folders you can only delete them from the Context Menu Enhancer. Add To SendTo :- Allows user to add folder to their send to menu by just right click the folder and selecting Add To SendTo. So user can copy any files instantly to the selected location. User can remove it from the Context Menu Enhancer's SendTo Manager. Add To Right click (Vista or 7) :- Allows user to add the files or folders to their right click context menu by just right click a file or folder and selecting appropriate option.You can delete them from Context Menu Enhancer. God Mode & System Configuration Utility (Vista or 7) :- Add the options to open System Configuration Utility(msconfig) and famous god mod from user's right click menu.
What's new in this version: Version 5.1 enhances the ability to add files.


Read more: Context Menu Enhancer - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com Context Menu Enhancer - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
I tried this and its not really the one I'm looking for, you can create Sub-menus but cant group them like you could in MMM+... Sigh that was such a promising program, I guess no one is bothered as I am when it comes to context menus. Weird nobody has filled this niche when the internet is doused in myriad of programs that cater to the most mundane of tasks

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15 May 2011   #12

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Sorry Dude,
I've done a bit of a search around and although I've come across a (very) few software programs for the context menu, I've not found anything that will do as you want.
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15 May 2011   #13

Windows 7 64
 
 

Sorry to disappoint you but I've been searching on and off for a MMM equivalent ever since I moved to Windows 7 and my searches have been in vain. MMM is quite simply the most clever tool I've come across to manage context menus, to bad it seems discontinued.
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16 May 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fimble View Post
Sorry Dude,
I've done a bit of a search around and although I've come across a (very) few software programs for the context menu, I've not found anything that will do as you want.
Sigh yeah I actually invested 6 hours of intense interwebs searching for this kind of tweak I was looking for and it seems atm its non-existent

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CGA1 View Post
Sorry to disappoint you but I've been searching on and off for a MMM equivalent ever since I moved to Windows 7 and my searches have been in vain. MMM is quite simply the most clever tool I've come across to manage context menus, to bad it seems discontinued.
I feel your pain, it seems the world lost such a valuable (niche) program for that eccentric tweaker... I wish they'd open-source their source code so someone else could pick up where they left

But I'm still on the lookout for that possibly overlooked tweak that could perform this (I think) relatively simple customization
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27 May 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

After some more interwebs search, I came up w/ a program similar to what I was looking for but not exactly the functionality I was hoping. But nonetheless its a very excellent program w/ tons of other useful features. For those who are intersted, you can take a look at the website and d/l the program and give it a go

Moo0 RightClicker / Pro - Enhance Your Context Menu

Very ingenious little program with tons of useful features and customization as well.
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27 May 2011   #16

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Good Find! Nice to see a smiley at the end of your post at last as well!
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27 May 2011   #17

windows 7
 
 

I use a program from winstep called start menu organizer. It works nice. You can find it here
Winstep Software Technologies - Desktop Themes and Customizing Windows
I also use classicshell. When both programs are used together it looks clean and sharp.
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27 May 2011   #18

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

FileMenu Tools (freeware) is probably your best option if you can't get MMM to play nicely.

You won't be able to re-order items for third party and/or Windows entries, though you can remove most unwanted items.

The program adds a single context entry of it's own via which you can customise a range of additional functions and built-in utilities, which can be re-ordered to your liking. You can manage the SendTo menu, and add your own sub-menus and custom commands.

Some of the things I like include;

Built-in file shredder with x1, x3, x10, x35 options

Change file and folder attributes faster (such as view hidden items)

Advanced renamer

Run a program with attributes



Once installed go to Programs > Lopesoft > Configure FileMenu Tools

Enjoy...
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