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Windows 7: Sub-context menus for my custom context menus?

22 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
Sub-context menus for my custom context menus?

Anybody know if i can create a sub-context menu for all my custom context menu's ?, and how its done

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi Hakon,

You would need to locate the Context menu that has been added in the registry;

for example


you would then add a new Key within that which would then produce what you are after.

If you give some details of what exactly you're after, including programs to run, I may be able to create a registry key for you

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit

Thanks! i would appreciate a preview :)
If i wanted to put these 3 context menus into a single submenu:

@="Take Ownership"

@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"
"IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Delete on reboot]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Delete on reboot\command]
@="CMD /E:OFF /C REG ADD HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Currentversion\\RunOnce /v \"Del %1 OnNextReboot\" /d ^\"cmd.exe /c DEL /F /Q \\\"%1\\\"\" /f\""
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\run in cmd]
@="Run in Command Prompt"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\run in cmd\command]
@="cmd /k \"%1\""
My System SpecsSystem Spec

25 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate

I would also be interested in this...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 May 2011   #5

Win7 x86
Win7 Context Submenu

I posted a submenu of System Tools Win7 Context SubMenu

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 May 2011   #6

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

These two tutorials below may be able to help show you how to. You can right click on the REG file and click on EDIT to see the entries made to the registry to help see how.

System Tools - Cascading Desktop Context Menu


Administrative Tools - Cascading Desktop Context Menu

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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