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Windows 7: Safely Remove Hardware - Add to Desktop Context Menu



Safely Remove Hardware - Add to Desktop Context Menu

How to Add "Safely Remove Hardware" to the Desktop Context Menu
Published by Brink
07 Nov 2011
Default Safely Remove Hardware - Add to Desktop Context Menu

How to Add "Safely Remove Hardware" to the Desktop Context Menu

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This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Safely Remove Hardware from the desktop context menu for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial.


EXAMPLE: Desktop Context Menu and "Safely Remove Hardware"
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Here's How:
1. To Add "Safely Remove Hardware" to Desktop Context Menu
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Add_Safely_Remove_Hardware_to_Desktop_Context_Menu.reg
download
2. To Remove "Safely Remove Hardware" from Desktop Context Menu
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Remove_Safely_Remove_Hardware_from_Desktop_Context_Menu.reg
download
3. Save the REG file to your desktop.

4. Double click/tap on the REG file to merge it.

5. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC-Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC-Vista), Yes, and OK when prompted to approve the merge.

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

7. Right click on your desktop to see the change.


That's it,
Shawn


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08 Oct 2013   #1
Stephanie

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 / Windows TP 10 x64
 
 

This is very handy and works great ! thank you Brink -


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08 Oct 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Stephanie. Glad it could help.
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09 Oct 2013   #3
Laggomundi

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

awesome .reg file, will add this to my growing collection of useful bits for re-installs
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09 Oct 2013   #4
Stephanie

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 / Windows TP 10 x64
 
 

Its easy to use and a lot better then having to go in to the little jump list

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