Delete context menu item

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 7 Professional x64

    Delete context menu item

    This is kind of baffling to me, but I can't find where to delete a context menu item that appeared when I installed some program on my HTPC (Windows 7 Ultimate x64).
    It's not there when I right-click on a file or on a folder. It's there when I right-click the desktop.

    It's the last item "Power".

    Where in the registry can I delete this?
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  2. Posts : 72,278
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

    Hello yomammary, and welcome to Seven Forums.

    It looks like you added the desktop context menu from the tutorial below. If so, then using step 2 will remove it.
    If not, then export your DesktopBackground key at the registry location below, and upload it here. I'll be happy to take a look at it to see what item needs to be deleted to remove this for you.


    Hope this helps, :)
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 7 Professional x64
    Thread Starter

    Deleted the "Power" key in "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell".
    Totally worked :)
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  4. Posts : 72,278
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

    Great news. :)
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