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Windows 7: Adding a program to Folder and/or Disk context menu

18 Mar 2013   #1
dkperez

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Adding a program to Folder and/or Disk context menu

I suspect this is in here somewhere, but I haven't found it.

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit.

When I right-click on a disk or folder, in the context menu that pops up, I'd like to add a program and have it start from that folder. I believe I've found the area in the registry where the context menu is (at least the folder one), and I can see what's currently there, but I want to add an additional item and command.

Specifically, I want to run Agent Ransack from the context menus. It appears to have a command line, so if someone can tell me how to do the process of adding the item I'll give it a try...


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18 Mar 2013   #2
indianacarnie

 

Can't you use this? Always worked for me, but been awhile since I've used it. Hope it helps!

ShellExView - Shell Extension Manager For Windows
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18 Mar 2013   #3
dkperez

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I don't know. I didn't know that program existed. I'll give it a try......

Worst case, I'll need to go into the registry and add the command. One problem I have is I don't know the location of the disk context menu. I can find the menu for FOLDERS, but I haven't found the one for a DISK. I'll go look at ShellExView, but can someone tell me how to get to the disk context menu?
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18 Mar 2013   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

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18 Mar 2013   #5
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Shell integration settings control how Agent Ransack integrates into the Window shell.
http://www.mythicsoft.com/agentransack/help/
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19 Mar 2013   #6
dkperez

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I read that the other day, but I don't think I translated it into actually getting the thing in all the folders... I'll reread and try to pay attention!
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