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Windows 7: I wanna add some extra context(from desktop)menu items!

30 Jun 2010   #1
Pleides2112

Windows 7
 
 
I wanna add some extra context(from desktop)menu items!

Hello -

Can anybody assist me with adding some extra menu choices in my context menu from my desktop. So far, I've been able to do NOTEPAD, WMP12, MSIE. I am using:

Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\command\command
Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\_command\_command

The first is for Windows Media Player 12, the second one is MSIE. I am able to customise what the context menu reads, I just want to add a couple more menu options but I guess two is the maximum number on this registry tree. I gotta go & look somewhere else. Is anyone, who may read this thread, familiar and/or comfortable with Windows Registry??? If so, please send me an email, reply to this thread with suggestions, URLs, etc.....

Thank You,

Pleides2112


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30 Jun 2010   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You should be able to add as many as you want.

export the Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\ key and post it up.


It is usual to add items to Directory\background
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01 Jul 2010   #3
Greg S

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pleides2112 View Post
Hello -

Can anybody assist me with adding some extra menu choices in my context menu from my desktop. So far, I've been able to do NOTEPAD, WMP12, MSIE. I am using:

Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\command\command
Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\_command\_command



Pleides2112
The above may be part of your problem. I agree with SIW, I have many of them myself. None of them resemble what you have above though. The second one above is not even valid as far as I know

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