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Slide show - Add to Context Menu in Windows 7

How to Add "Slide show" to the Context Menu in Windows 7
Published by Brink
10 Oct 2011
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How to Add "Slide show" to the Context Menu in Windows 7


information   Information
This will show you how to add Slide show to the context menu for when users right click on a empty area in a opened folder or library window in Windows 7 to play all image files in the folder or library as a slide show with Windows Photo Viewer.

You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to add "Slide show" to the context menu.

Note   Note
You could also use these options to play all music, audio, and video files in a folder or library.

  • Right click on a folder that contains what you want to play in slide show, then click on either Add to Windows Media Player list or Play with Windows Media Player.
  • Open a folder or library that contains what you want to play in a slide show, and click on the Slide show command bar (toolbar) button.
Slide show - Add to Context Menu in Windows 7-slide-show_command-bar.jpg
Tip   Tip
When the slide show is playing, you can right click on the image to see and change the slide show options if you like.

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warning   Warning
If the folder or library does not have any image files in it that are playable with Windows Photo Viewer, then you will get the error below when you click on Slide show to indicate so.

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EXAMPLE: "Slide show" added to context menu
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Here's How:

1. To Add "Slide show" to the Context Menu
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Add-Slide-show_to_Context_Menu.reg
download
B) Go to step 3.
2. To Remove "Slide show" from the Context Menu
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Remove-Slide-show_to_Context_Menu.reg
download
3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the desktop.

4. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.

5. Click on Run, Yes, Yes, and OK when prompted.

6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.




That's it,
Shawn


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10 Oct 2011   #1
sfjmdsp

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thank you very much

i'm figuring out how to do this only in pictures libraries and and pictures folder in explorer.

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10 Oct 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome sfjmdsp.


Sorry, but this will be added to all root directory's context menu. The only way I know to do that is to enable your Windows Explorer command bar (toolbar) back to use the "Slide show" button on it instead.
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