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Windows 7: Context menu item not showing

05 May 2012   #1
Anandajoti

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Context menu item not showing

I have installed FileBookmark, and it shows up at the following registry address: Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\FileBookmarkShExt1_0

However it doesn't show in the context menu. Others under shellex\ContextMenuHandlers address are showing, but not this one. Any ideas why this would be?


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05 May 2012   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi and welcome to the forums

there is a program from nirsoft called ShellExView v1.70 - Shell Extensions Manager ShellExView - Shell Extension Manager For Windows you will be able to see information on the context menus that should help your problem

64 bit version >>> http://goo.gl/INadB

executable with un-installer >>> http://goo.gl/QedT0

zip file >>> http://goo.gl/abbLU

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Shell Extensions are in-process COM objects which extends the abilities of Windows operating system. Most shell extensions are automatically installed by the operating system, but there are also many other applications that install additional shell extension components. For example: If you install WinZip on your computer, you'll see a special WinZip menu when you right-click on a Zip file. This menu is created by adding a shell extension to the system.
The ShellExView utility displays the details of shell extensions installed on your computer, and allows you to easily disable and enable each shell extension.

ShellExView can be used for solving context-menu problems in Explorer environment. For more information, read the following article: Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers

ALSO

ShellMenuView ShellMenuView - Disable/enable context menu items of Explorer

DOWNLOAD >>> http://goo.gl/AAfuf

64 BIT >>> http://goo.gl/mcoAE

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ShellMenuView is a small utility that display the list of static menu items that appeared in the context menu when you right-click a file/folder on Windows Explorer, and allows you to easily disable unwanted menu items.
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05 May 2012   #3
Anandajoti

win 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks brianzion, yes I have shellexview, but there also the shell extension doesn't show. Others in the same registry position do show, but not this one.
In fact once or twice it DID show, but normally it doesn't which is even more cofusing.
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05 May 2012   #4
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

just having a look at the program in question i notice its a beta program, have you installed it using admin rights?
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05 May 2012   #5
Anandajoti

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Yes, it is installed with admin rights.
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05 May 2012   #6
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i would send a bug report to the developer here >> adi@robustit.com
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05 May 2012   #7
Anandajoti

win 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

OK, I will try that. It's just one of those really useful extensions that once you've had it you don't want to be without it
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05 May 2012   #8
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

as its in beta i would send the information of the problem to the developer keep me posted if he replies
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