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Windows 7: Any way to reorder the context menu for files/folders?

07 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Any way to reorder the context menu for files/folders?

I have several context menu options from various programs (WinRAR, 7zip, VLC, Winamp, etc... ) and I'd like to put them in my own order. The order they are in by default seems arbitrary. Any programs or ways to do this?

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08 Jul 2009   #2


The order is not as arbitrary as it may appear. AppID/GUID determines sort order, followed by alpha sort within each hierarchy. ExtremeTech has a good reference under Hacking The Context Menu.

Unless you are cranked to 11 at all times, I would not play with this too much.
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08 Jul 2009   #3


NirSoft ShellMenuView might be useful to you.
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