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Windows 7: Move "Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials" to Shift+Right Click

18 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
Move "Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials" to Shift+Right Click

Hi All.

I recently moved from Avast to MSE and I was wondering if there was a way to shift the Scan with MSE context menu item to the Shift+Right Click menu instead. I did a little googling and tried the "extended" registry key but that didn't seem to work (unless I put it in the wrong place).

Thank you in advance for your help!

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20 Apr 2014   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums BaconCatBug. You should be able to add items to the extended menu, but I don't know if it will also reside in the standard menu.

How to Add Any Application Shortcut to Windows Explorer?s Context Menu

You might also see if the entry is listed via Shell Menu View. If so, the program also has an extended view (File> Set extended view) you can use to add it there.

ShellMenuView - Disable/enable context menu items of Explorer

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01 May 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64

Hey there. Neither of these have been able to help.
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01 May 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Read this tutorial by Brink and see if that is helpful.
Also at the bottom of that tutorial their are several more tutorial options.

Context Menu - Right Click vs Shift Right Click
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02 May 2014   #5

Windows 7 Pro x64

I have tried the "extended" method to no avail. It works with everything else, just not MSE.
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