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Windows 7: Disable context menu when i right click on an app in the taskbar

16 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 32 bits
Disable context menu when i right click on an app in the taskbar

Hi there,

When you right click on an running app, in Windows 7, shows a context menu and i want to disable it. You can see the jpg to see an example.

Best regards.

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16 Apr 2014   #2

Windows 7 32 bit

You could probably do it with AutoHotkey.

#IfWinActive ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd
RButton::  ;do nothing
AutoHotkey is free

Edit: you may need to ask for help on ahk forum since what I dashed off above might also kill right click in the System Tray.
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