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Microsoft Security Essentials - Cascading Desktop Context Menu

How to Add a "Microsoft Security Essentials" Cascading Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7
Published by Brink
04 Dec 2011
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How to Add a "Microsoft Security Essentials" Cascading Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7

information   Information
This will show you how to add or remove a cascading (expandable) Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) menu to the desktop context menu for all users in Windows 7 to open to settings, update, update and quick scan, do a quick scan, or do a full scan in MSE.

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

Note   Note
You will need to have the free Microsoft Security Essentials installed before this will work.

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

OR

Microsoft Security Essentials Beta - Microsoft Connect


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Here's How:
1. Add "Microsoft Security Essentials" Cascading Desktop Context Menu
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Add_MSE_to_Desktop_Context_Menu.reg
download
B) Go to step 3.
2. Remove "Microsoft Security Essentials" Cascading Desktop Context Menu
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Remove_MSE_from_Desktop_Context_Menu.reg
download
3. 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




05 Dec 2011   #1
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Very Useful Shawn, nice one

Danny


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05 Dec 2011   #2
netbox

Win7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 

I love this tweak very useful for me.
Thank u for such a great info.
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05 Dec 2011   #3
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Good one Shawn !
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05 Dec 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're most welcome guys. Thank you.
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05 Dec 2011   #5
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

great
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