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Windows 7: Remove 'Include in Library' in context menu

11 Mar 2009   #1
mixfire

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Remove 'Include in Library' in context menu

How do you remove the 'Include in Library" entry in the context menu when you right click on a folder in explorer? I've tried several apps but cannot find the entry for it. Is it possible to disable libraries completely?


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11 Mar 2009   #2
SIW2

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11 Mar 2009   #3
mixfire

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I've tried the same utility and I've disabled the include in library context entry from shellexview, but the entry is still there in explorer. Try it for yourself, temporarily disable it and right click on a folder, see if it's still there.
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11 Mar 2009   #4
SIW2

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Hi,

This will do it - unzip and dble click , or rt click and merge the REMOVE reg file. The ADD reg file is if you ever want it back.

REMOVELIBCONTMEN.zip

ADDLIBCONTMEN.zip



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11 Mar 2009   #5
mixfire

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Yes, that worked perfectly, thank you. Do you know how to remove the 'open in new window' context menu? I couldn't find that one with shellexview either.
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11 Mar 2009   #6
SIW2

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I will make a couple of .reg files - 5 mins
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11 Mar 2009   #7
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11 Mar 2009   #8
mixfire

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Great job SIW2. I got one more for you. I want to remove the windows media player context menus, the one that says 'Add to windows media player list' and so on. I found a website which lets you unregister the windows shell extensions, but there's no effect. I also found a site with some reg keys to remove, but I don't think it's for the version of media player that ships with windows 7. Have a reg file for these too?
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11 Mar 2009   #9
SIW2

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I will have a look
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11 Mar 2009   #10
SIW2

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The simplest way there is to use the Context Menu module in the free Glaryutilities

Glary Utilities

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You will need to run Glary as Admin - even better, rt click the Integrator.exe file in Glary Utilities folder in Program files(x86).

Click Properties>Compatibility tab>Tick Run as Admin box
>Apply>OK.

Hope it helps

SIW2


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