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Disk Cleanup - Add to Context Menu

How to Add "Disk Cleanup" to Context Menu of Drives in Windows
Published by Brink
29 Jun 2010 - Views: 13837
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How to Add "Disk Cleanup" to Context Menu of Drives in Windows

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This will show you how to add Disk Cleanup to the context menu of all hard drives in the "Computer" and "This PC" window to make using Disk Cleanup easier to use on a selected hard drive for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

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


EXAMPLE: Disk Cleanup Added to Hard Drive's Context Menu
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EXAMPLE: Disk Cleanup
NOTE: This is what opens in Windows 7/8 (left screenshot below) and Vista (right screenshot below) when you use the Disk Cleanup context menu item.
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Here's How:
1. To Add "Disk Cleanup" to Drive Context Menu
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Add_Disk_Cleanup_to_Drive_Context_Menu.reg
download
2. To Remove "Disk Cleanup" from Drive Context Menu
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Remove_Disk_Cleanup_to_Drive_Context_Menu.reg
download
3. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

5. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC-Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC-Vista), Yes, and OK to approve merging the .reg file.

6. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

That's it,
Shawn


10 Mar 2011   #1
Magikill

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thnx again for this m8


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10 Apr 2011   #2
MadSupra354

 

Thanks!
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10 Apr 2011   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome guys. Thank you.
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29 Aug 2012   #4
JonathanV

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

It worked! Thank you Shawn Brink!

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