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Windows 7: How to make changes to various Context Menus..?

06 Mar 2018   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64/32
How to make changes to various Context Menus..?

I found a program to load a program in one Context Menu, but it was the wrong Menu. That is when I became aware of how many Context Menus there are.

Does it take a different approach to make changes to each of them..?

Desktop Context Menu

My Computer Context Menu

Drives Context Menu

Folder Context Menu

File Context Menu

EXE file Context Menu

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06 Mar 2018   #2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Yes, they are in different registry locations.

If you don't know how to make changes yourself, there are a number of small free 3rd party programs that can do that kind of thing.
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 How to make changes to various Context Menus..?

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