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ThinkPad missing context-menu key replacement on linux

Q: ThinkPad missing context-menu key replacement on linux

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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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I recently found out the hard way that there is apparently no application key on this model's keyboard when trying to switch between host and guest input in VirtualBox (by default this key is part of the keyboard mapping to switch control back to the host OS). What is the Fn + key combination to cause the same key code to go through? Shift + F10 doesn't work for this use case, which was the solution given in a different answer regarding the absence of this key. It has to be the actual key. Or am I going to need to use a third party tool to manually map that key or change the VirtualBox mappings?

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I'm new here, I search for a solution of this problem but no luck hopefully somebody can lead me to a solution.

I have a weird problem when u right click over the cdrom icon in "My Computer" , Autoplay, Search, Open, Explore are missing from the menu,
but visible if you select file from the main menu.


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Hello, I'm using Windows XP. One of my favorite features of XP is the file type associations menu under the folder options. I have been using it for quite some time now without much problems. However, recently my custom actions no longer appear in the context menu. Can anyone tell me why and how to fix it?

A:Actions Missing from Context Menu

ParadoxKing, Welcome to the forum.

"However, recently my custom actions no longer appear in the context menu."

Is this under the File Types tab and can you try to esplain exactly what you mean by custom actions?


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Hi all,
The 'Open With..' option in the context menu is missin'..im on win2ksp4..
i was removing the unwanted context menu items from the registry and accidentally deleted 'open with' item too..im afraid i didnt take a backup of the registry before editing it.. how do i get it back now..?

A:Open With Context Menu Missing

does win2k have system restore utility.....?Also Windows should auto have at least a few registry backups you can go back to. You can do this in DOS using a scanreg type command/ or from the Start/Run prompt too.... I'm not an expert, so i'll leave it to you to ask the professionals precisely how that's done-it is easy though.

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I have tried everything suggested to do to try and restore my new folder option in my context menus and nothing has worked. Even when I try to use the folderfix.reg option all it does it open the code in my note pad. I have tried running the code in my cmd prompt but it does not work. Can someone tell me what I may be overlooking? I'm only at beginners level, so please bare with me.

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Hi guys

I reinstalled windows 10 on my laptop and after that the pin/unpin options is missing from the context menu (right click) to pin/unpin tiles from the startmenu.

Any ideas?

A:Pin/Unpin is missing from right click context menu

I might add that Ive tried uninstalling the antivirus (Malwarebytes) without any change in my problem.

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so i am very use to having rightclick on desktop and create new bitmap files on desktop and now that option has gone away and i do not know why. see attached picture.

as for the reason i can probably guess and its most likely because i installed adobe paintshop as well as corel paintshop pro and now im stuck.

anything i can do to get back that create new bmp options? and no i do not wish to create new paintshop file and having to do extra steps as saving it as .bmp, too much of a hassle and i use this function daily.

please help and thanks!

A:desktop context menu, options missing

Hello M18XR2,

You might see if using step 1 in the tutorial below to restore the New -> Bitmap image option may be able to help. New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items
If not, then downloading and merging the .reg for the listed BMP option in the tutorial below may. It will restore the default associations for .bmp files.Default File Type Associations - Restore
Hope this helps,

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I don't know what I did but the new text document is missing when I right click on the desktop. I've read all the relevant posts here in this forum and downloaded many .reg files but none of them works. The shellnew key exists and everything else looks good but the new text document option is just missing! Is there any other way I can fix it? Thanks!!!

A:New Text Document missing from context menu

Try the solutions in this thread.

'New Text Document' missing?

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I have uninstalled windrar and now want to use default windows 8 zip facility. When I am right clicking on a folder and go to "send to" then I am not seeing "compressed zip folder" option.

I have few files which are already in zip format, When I am righ clicking on that and select "open with" and then click "choose default program" then I am getting a message saying " application not found".

Please help me to fix.

A:zip compressed folder missing in context menu

Hello dev, and welcome to Eight Forums.

If you like, see if downloading and merging the .reg file for the listed .zip option in the tutorial below may be able to help. It will restore the default associations for ZIP files.

Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

Hope this helps for now,

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Hi, I use Win 7 x64 Ultimate. Had encrypted drive E: using Bitlocker (C: is System Partition, D:,E:,F: Fixed internal drives).
However, I recently noticed the lock icon on the encrypted drive has gone missing.
Even the Bitlocker right click context menu entry has disappeared from all drives.

On double clicking E: it says "E:\ is not accessible, access is denied."
I can still access the drive through control panel as well as elevated command prompt. Control panel BDE says bitlocker is on, on drive E:.
Disk Management reports all drives are healthy. Status of E: is "Healthy,Primary Partition", File System- Unknown(Bitlocker Encrypted).
Tried all basic measures to resolve the issue to no avail. Kindly help. 

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In my Windows Explorer context menu all are working fine EXCEPT for the Adobe Acrobat ones. There are two Acrobat menu items but they don't have titles/labels/description. See attached.
How can I add labels? I have uninstalled Acrobat and re-installed with same problem.
Help appreciated.
Have Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1

A:Context Menu titles/labels missing

This is answered in an Adobe site: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1177634?tstart=0

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I have upgraded to Win 10 Pro and joined my Homegroup. When I right click a folder and choose Share With from the context menu the only option is Advanced Sharing. What must I do to be able to share a folder with the Homegroup? Thanks.

A:Homegroup missing from Share With context menu.

I had the same problem. This worked for me.
Solved *** How I Fixed My Missing Network Homegroup Computers *** - Windows 10 Forums

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Hi all. When I right click the desktop, and select "New" there is no longer New Bitmap Image. I was thinking it was setup similar to the "Send TO" option, but I see no folder anywhere. When I google it the best I can find is some TweakUI program, which is not what I want.

In the registry I found the hive where it resides, but adding here is only temporary. [HKEY_USERS\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Discardable\PostSetup\ShellNew]

Anyone know where to add the items to the context menu?

A:Solved: Missing items from context menu.

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Running W7 HP x64....

I noticed a few days ago that when I rt clkd on my desktop that the 'Display Properties' option is missing from the context menu. I can access the various settings thru the CP but I'd like to fix the desktop context menu so I can disable the desktop cleanup wizard as well. Any suggestions? Most every thing I've googled deals with various missing tabs...not the missing menu option itself. I'm sure it's probably a reg key somewhere but I haven't a clue.


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When I right click my screen I don't see a display properties option. I see graphics properties which pulls up the options I have though the Intel driver software. I also see personalize and screen resolution. When did you start using 7? I was confused at first too and don't like having to shuffle through all the options to change what I could in one menu before either, but it is what it is. I wish I could be of more help

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So last night I was up wondering if the new versions of amd drivers will work on my laptop

unfortunately it was a very bad decision and I was wrong and it keeps detecting HD8530M as R5 240M

so I rolled back and to my surprise I also overwritten the CCC from the previous installation

I sort of found a fix for it to work but I am not sure because the context menu is missing

I have tried the various registry edits but still the context menu wont show

Does anyone know how fix this? reinstalling did not help. perhaps a better way to install?

A:AMD Catalyst Control Center Context Menu is Missing

Could give DDU uninstall utility a try. I would then install the newest OEM drivers.

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I have been using PowerPoint since Office XP. It didn?t have and still doesn?t have an Edit entry on the context menu for .pps or ppsx files. This is very annoying when we want to edit one of those files as I often do. I made the necessary change in the registry, and the Edit shortcut showed up on the context menu for .pps files for XP and 2003, and then also for the ppsx files for and 2007. I exported and saved the modified registry settings to be able to just import them at any time I had to reinstall Office. It was simple, for each new Office version I only had to modify the path for PowerPoint and it worked.

Now, I have tried to do the same for 2010. It does have an Edit key under Shell, but the Edit shortcut doesn?t appear on the context menu. I don?t understand why it doesn?t work now. Am I making any mistake or is there another reason? Can someone, please, enlighten me on finding a way to do it?

A:Edit Shortcut for Slideshows Missing on Context Menu

Anyone please?

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os xp
Options Missing From File Context Menu On Files

by this i mean that when you right click any file on the computer there will be no open, run, etc but the other ones will be there like my shell addins [email protected] and mbam and others

on folders there are no problems

the if i double click everything still works its really just an annoyance

here are some pics of a file and folder
(look in the middle of the first screen,)
(also the specs are in the right screen id you need them)
(i am also recovering from a win32.parite infection)
Note the files were to big so i will need some other way of getting them to you
maybe skype of email

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For some reason for as long as I have had this computer I have not been able to right-click anything in the Start Menus(No Context Menus in Start Menu) and for some reason I cant copy any text, I havnt tried to copy anything other than text yet.. Any ideas??


A:Context/Shell Menu and Copy Function Missing

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OS is Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. Following some system file corruption, It was reinstalled about a week ago. Since then tons of updates downloaded automatically (as recommended by MS).

It started from yesterday that my context menu options under "right click\new" has become limited to just "folder" in all "drive volume/partitions" i.e. drives D: ,E: ,F: , etc. and not in just C: where it is actually correct by default to show just the "folder".

So, I'd appreciate if you could advice how to restore the list of options under "right click\new" to the other drive partitions

Thank You.

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It used to be that the context menu would also show "Incognito" and some History too.

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I recently uninstalled iZArc 3.81 and after doing so I no longer get the nice looking "soft" theme on file and folder context menu. It now looks like a Win2000 styled menu.

If I go into a folder and click somewhere in the empty space, then the context menu looks fine, but do it on a folder or file and it just looks ugly!

Has anyone else had a similar problem? I have posed on the iZArc forums, but I am not sure if it's a software or Windows 7 issue.

Can anybody help?

Kind Regards


A:Theme missing from file and folder context menu (win7)

Quote: Originally Posted by sid999


I recently uninstalled iZArc 3.81 and after doing so I no longer get the nice looking "soft" theme on file and folder context menu. It now looks like a Win2000 styled menu.

If I go into a folder and click somewhere in the empty space, then the context menu looks fine, but do it on a folder or file and it just looks ugly!

Has anyone else had a similar problem? I have posed on the iZArc forums, but I am not sure if it's a software or Windows 7 issue.

Can anybody help?

Kind Regards


sid, Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums!

I am not sure if this is what you mean, but you can try this:

Open explorer, choose Organize (upper left), then choose Folder and search options, choose view tab.

Select Restore Defaults.

I hope this works for you!


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Not sure where the problem lies with this glitch or if there's a fix on the way but this alternative may help for now.

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Hi guys, is there any tweak to reduce the size of edge context menu. Make it same size as windows context menu(desktop right click, file explorer). The other modern apps also have larger context menu as compared to windows.

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Hello. Today I got an update, and I noticed afterwards that the Windows 10 context menu when you right click the desktop went back to the old version and not the Windows 10 version. Also, the context menu for right clicking in the taskbar turned black in the background. Not sure what changed and how to make things the way I remember. Thanks.

A:Black Context Menu for Taskbar and Old Context Menu for Desktop

RE : the Windows 10 context menu when you right click the desktop went back to the old version and not the Windows 10 version
Not sure what do you expect to see.
Here is my screenshot when right clicking at the desktop.......................

RE : Also, the context menu for right clicking in the taskbar turned black in the background.
That's how it is supposed tobe. Nothing wrong with your computer.

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Okay, I'm not sure if this can be done as easily as I'm hoping. What I'm wanting to do is move already existing context menu items into a cascading context menu to organize and reduce clutter. For instance, I would have a cascading menu named "Scan with" and inside it would be avast! Internet Security and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

On a side note, does anyone know how to remove the following context menu items?
- Show on Desktop
Control Panel
- Show on Desktop
- Set as desktop background
- Print
- Rotate clockwise
- Rotate counterclockwise
- Add to Windows Media Player List
.txt Documents
- Print
- Edit

A:How do I move context menu items into a cascading context menu?

Vishal has a method. Suggest back up the registry at least before doing any editing. A Ssyste Image is always preferred.

Registry - Backup and Restore

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

Add Cascading Menus for Your Favorite Programs in Windows 7 Desktop and My Computer Context Menus

A Guy

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I have ASUS S400CA windows 8.1(upgraded from windows8). When I right click for openwith for jpg,png files, I get option of opening with Photo gallery.
But in my Dell venue pro tablet with Windows 8.1, I don't get this option.
Any way to get it in dell venue 8 pro?

A:missing photo gallery option in context menu in dell venue

Hello LV,

You should have a Windows Photo Viewer to select to open with? This is the new Windows Photo Gallery.

If not, then after you click on Open with Choose default program More Options, it should be there to select.
Open with - Change Default Program in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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send to mail recipient and send to desktop disappeared 3 days ago from right click context menu in Windows 7..now I can't send several pictures to "mail recipient" in right context menu

A:missing mail recipient and desktop in send to in right click context menu in Windows 7

Try doing a System Restore.Go to Start> All Programs> Accessories> System Tools> System Restore. Click on System Restore and then click on Next for the two following pages. On the page titled Choose a Restore Point click on a date prior to your current problem and then click on Next. To see earlier restore points click on Show Other Restore Points.On the following page you will have the option to view the programs and drivers that will be deleted. To go to the next page click on close and then Next.On the following page click on Finish. You will then be prompted to confirm that you want to start the System Restore by clicking of Yes. This will immediately restart your computer to finish the System Restore.After the computer has restarted click on Close.

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I'm helping a friend who had a malware infection, which has now apparently been eradicated. Vista Home Premium SP2 32bit. I don't know if the problems it still has are a result of the malware, or if they were preexisting on my friend's computer. But I suspect they were used by the malware to protect itself.

*The taskbar won't unlock, even temporarily (in contrast to the folder properties issue mentioned below).
*I can't show hidden files/extensions, even temporarily.
*Folder properties can't be altered permanently, e.g. the user documents folder is always displayed as "Pictures and Videos" type instead of "All Items" ; can't set to use Windows Classic folders, show full path in Title Bar, etc. These items CAN be altered temporarily, but the previous settings always revert on rebooting.)
*Context menu items such as new folder, new text document are not present.
*Deleted files do not show up in the recycle bin.
*No matter which browser (FF or MSIE) is set as default, when the default browser is reopened it always states to this effect: "This is not the default browser. Would you like to make it the default browser?"

These did not return to normal after doing a system restore to 3 weeks before the time the malware became apparent.
The system restore was done before eliminating the malware. The following were tried afterwards:
I ran Unhide (from Bleepingcomputer) several times; no effect.
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A:Taskbar won't unlock, can't show hidden files/extensions, missing context menu items

If a new admin account you have created posts no issues at all, then it strongly indicates that the "old" admin account has been corrupted.

Removal of the old admin is the order of the day.

How to deal with corrupted user profile :

Note : You must have at least three user accounts on the computer to complete these steps, including the new account you just created.

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i just got my screen led replaced and when i got back, i couldnt find the brightness option in power settings. i also have the brightness up and down buttons on the keyboard which r not working. my hp model is mini 110-3700. in device manager, it says generic monitor but there is no driver with it. please tell me what to do

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I am running Win 7/SP1. I have a Sony Blu-Ray Burner BWU-500S. When I right click on the drive I no longer have a format option in the context menu. Does anyone know how I can restore/recreate the format item? I just recently did a clean install of Win 7 & have been in the process of reloading all my software. Everything concerning my drive was just fine, but somwhere something has gotten corrupted. I am not running any particular DVD burning software either.

Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Context menu item "Format" missing on my DVD RW drive

Hello Jim,

For a CD/DVD/Blu-Ray drive, you will not have the Format option available unless you have a blank unformatted disc in the drive.

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When I try to set a picture that is in my picture file as desktop background I right click and highlight and click Set As Desktop Background. This used to work but now the ?Set As Desktop Background? is missing from context menu. I have Windows 7 Home Premium. Can you help?

A:Missing "set as desktop background" from picture context menu

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Please add which Antivirus and any other third party utility you use for security/ reg cleaners.... to your next post,
Use Clean boot,
Click Start and type in the search box,
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,

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hi, I just noticed when I right click the mouse, that some items are missing by Send To.... For example- send to -disk, zip. etc. I used some cleaning progs. yesterday, and now these items are missing. Could that be a cause? Can you tell me how I can get these items back ? I need to send some progs to disk, but it doesn't work. I'm helping myself with copy and paste right now. Thank you

A:[Resolved] context menu "send to" missing some objects

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Hi all,

Is there a way to add the WinXP style "explore" option in the right click -folder- context menu?
So the left window pane opens up the folder tree structure rather than using the right pane's folder view.

Thanks in advance.

A:"Explore" option missing in Right-Click Context Menu

Explore and Open are the same thing in Vista and 7. The Folder tree, now called Navigation Pane is always visible unless hidden by the user.

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Is there anyway to add the "Open file location" to the context menus of files that appear in jumplists?

For example, my media player is pinned to the task bar. Right clicking on it brings up the jumplist with a list of recent TV episodes I've watched. It would be nice to have the ability to right click on the last episode I've watched and "Open file location" to select the next episode.

I used to do that from the "Recent Items" menu, until I moved my media files to an external drive. Now "Recent Items" doesn't keep track of files opened from external drives!!

Can you help me, please?

A:Context Menu of Jumplist Items Missing "Open file location"?

Hello msafi.

Have a look through these, maybe there's an answer for you.

Jump List Tutorials

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when i right click on mozilla on my desktop to choose open
i see its missing from there
also when i right click on .mp3 files the option " Enqueue in Winamp" is also missing
i have selected enqueue option in winamp preferences
i just dont remeber when did this problem started
i tried system restore but didnt help
please help
i attached pics of the problem
help will be appreciated please


A:right clicking on exe file or link file some context menu missing

please help guys..........

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...and I can't figure out how to put them back.

Tweak UI won't allow it, and I'm not sure how to fix this at the Registry level.

An extensive search of the web only netted me a number of "How to remove...", but no "How to add/replace..."

All I recall doing, last evening was opening a .dat file and saving a copy of it as a text file (No, I don't remember which it was). As soon as I'd finished saving, my Notepad icon changed (fixed that) and both Notepad and Wordpad were gone from the "New" context menu.

I did come across what looked like instructions to add a "Shellnew" registry item (I know Notepad is .txt, not sure what the Wordpad extension is), but I really don't know how to do this, exactly. I've d/l, but not yet installed a program called "Coding Cake" and these are the instructions I found related to adding something to the "New" context menu:
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="VBScript" defer>
Const ForReading = 1, ForWriting = 2
Dim fso, f, strDesDir
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set f = fspenTextFile("BFastSave.ini", ForReading)
strDesDir = f.ReadLine
Set parentwin = external.menuArguments
Set doc = parentwin.document
Set sel = doc.selection
Set rng = sel.createRange()
Dim strTitle
strTitle = rng.text
if(Len(strTitle) = 0) then
MsgBox "No Select"
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
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A:Notepad & Wordpad missing from "New" context menu...

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I have no idea when this occurred. I lost the onboard video a few weeks ago and installed an nVidea card. But that's about it. If I right click any image type in Windows, the above message does not appear in the context menu. If I right click an image within any browser, I get the option in the context menu.

I've searched and read most threads pertaining to this issue here, but none have helped. I'd wouldn't mind a SysRestore, but I don't know a date when this began don't want to go back so far that a number of installs/uninstalls would be affected.

Any help is appreciated.

A:"Set as Desktop Background" missing from context menu

In the RUN Box type in "regsvr32 shimgvw.dll" (Without the quotes).

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About a week ago I suddenly noticed that wordpad went missing from my "new" right-click context menu. I believe that happened when I installed the latest version of libreoffice, because now instead of wordpad I have all the libreoffice options under "new". Does anybody know how I can restore wordpad to my "new" context menu without upsetting anything else? Will it require a registry edit? I checked in libreoffice over and over and can't find an option to disable in context menu.

A:wordpad is missing from "new" right-click context menu

See if this tute helps

New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items


A) Click on the download button below to download the below.
NOTE: This is for a WordPad .rtf document file. If you have Office Word installed, then it may be set to be the default program instead of WordPad to open RTF files with and would remove Rich Text Document if so, and you may have Microsoft Word Document instead.

A manual method if that isn't what you seek:

How to Add / Remove Items from “New” in Windows Context Menu? - Tweaking with Vishal

A Guy

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Found out today that "send to CD" entry in the Explorer context menu is missing. How can i recreate it?


A:"send to cd" missing from context menu

You can try this:
Copy the following into a .reg file and double click.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Send To]

Or you can try Restore the Right Click
To use the VBS Files:
Download .vbs file and save it to your hard drive (you may want to right click and use Save Target As). Double
click the vbs file. You will be prompted when the script is done.

NOTE: If your anti-virus software warns you of a "malicious" script, this is normal if you have "Script Safe" or similar technology enabled. These scripts are not malicious, but they do make changes to the System Registry.

Disclaimer: These registry edits and script files are presented "as is". Every effort has been made to ensure the files work as stated. I assume no responsibility for your use of these files.

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Hey guys,

let me start by congratulating you on this GEM forum you have set up.

I found all my answers to some annoyances on this forum

Background to the problem:

(OS: Windows 7 Professional x86)

I have managed to create a Homegroup in Windows 7, everything works great.

Though I cannot share a single file but "Share with" appears in the context menu of a folder. (see images attached)


When right clicking the file i want to share with other computers in my network, I don't get the "Share with" or "Sharing.." entry in the context menu.

Maybe I messed up with the registry, I hope this is repairable


How can I add this entry to the context menu of the file I want to share?

I would be grateful if someone helps me out

Thanks & Regards

A:Missing "Share with" in Context Menu

Hello Kyle, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check in Folder Options to make sure that you have the Use Sharing Wizard checked. If unchecked, you will still have "Share with" for folders, but not with files.

Hope this helps,

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I seem to have a dilemma. As noted in the subject line, the "New" is missing. I checked the Registry and noted that the value is correct for the Registry key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\New\ (Default):

Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Thanks in advance,

A:"New" missing in Context Menu

Perhaps this regfile will work:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm #286

It's listed for XP, so I would backup the necessary keys or whole registry, first. Your choice.


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Hi, I'd like to add a context menu entry to the default set
Open/Open all users/Explore/Explore All users/Sort by Name/Rename etc
which appear when you

right click on a folder in an expanded Start menu (after 'Programs).

Technically, the 'folder' is a 'file folder'.

But the normal set of file folder context menu entries is suppressed by Windows in this instance.

Thus normal additions to the context menu set associated with 'anything' or 'file folders' or 'directories' never affects this set (so far).

I can add context menu entries which appear when I right click on a shortcut, but NOT folders.

I've tried Fast Explorer, and a couple of other utilities.

'Sort By Name', 'Explore All Users' are not in the registry. (Normally context menu entries appear in one of about 6 locations).

Ideas welcome!

Background: I want to do this 'cos I want to keep a 'bad' context menu entry that stops explorer running from this context menu (some programs do that, alas, thus you can't right click, explore the start menu once you install them and their context menu). Normally I have disabled such entries using Shellex View.

So I want to add one which uses a different file manager.


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I wondered if anyone out there has had a similar experience to me...

For some weeks now I have had problems where the START MENU wouldn't launch, metro apps (OneDrive, Tweetium, Money, News etc) would fail to launch (just a blank window up), right mouse clicks wouldn't work, internet browsing slowed up...
Signing out of my windows account then back in again solved it... FOR A WHILE. After an hour or two gradually (one app after another etc) the same problems would occur.
Researching this, I came to the conclusion that Windows 10 was corrupt (or at least my user profile was) and a re-install was necessary. OR I also read of compatibility problems with Windows 10 in my AV software (Kaspersky Internet Security and wondered if the problem lay there.
Yesterday I uninstalled Kaspersky and relied on Win Defender. For 2 days now (unprecedented recently) my laptop has behaved impeccably, no problems as above.
So, am I to blame Kaspersky? Am I safe with Just Win Def? Any other AV suites throwing up problems? Any Kaspersky users with any experiences to share?

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Almost all computer users need to restart, shut down or hibernate their systems at some time and doing all these things were easy enough in previous Windows versions such as Windows XP, Vista and 7. But suddenly Microsoft introduced Metro UI in Windows 8 and removed the Start button and Start menu from Windows 8. Although you can get start button and start menu back using this tutorial but that's a different thing.Many Windows 8 users are facing problems in getting used to this new Metro UI and Start Screen and the most difficult part of this new interface is the missing power options. There is no direct option given to restart, shut down, hibernate, sleep your PC.In this tutorial, we'll tell you how to add a new cascading menu in Desktop context menu (right-click menu) which will provide easy and direct access to all following power options: Lock Log Off Switch User Sleep Hibernate Restart Shut Down Shut Down (Hybrid)More info at the link: http://www.askvg.com/add-cascading-menu-for-restart-shut-down-hibernate-and-other-power-shortcuts-in-desktop-context-menu-of-windows-7-and-8/

A:Add Cascading Menu for Restart, Shut Down, Hibernate and Other Power Shortcuts in Desktop Context Menu of Windows 7 and 8

you can get some of the commands in the list by simply hitting alt+f4 when at the desktop ,if they didn't want to play with registry changeing file .
i ran it and it worked great thanks
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Hey it's been a while since I've last been here, I really enjoy this Win 7 community hope everyone is doing well.

Anyway let me cut to the chase, basically I want to be able to remove the MagicISO context menu from the right click context menu in Windows 7.

See pics to understand what I'm talking about.

Even after unchecking the "Enable Shell Integration" (see picture 3) option in MagicISO Maker, it still shows up, and when I open the program again the check box is still ticked for that particular option.

I know I never had any issue in Vista or XP, but in this version of Windows it seems unable to work.

I looked on the http://www.magiciso.com website for an update to the program but there doesn't seem to be any at the moment. I've got the latest Build 0281.

Call me a "control/neat/OCD freak" who wants and needs everything in his life to be almost perfect ! LOL but really, I just like my right click context menu to be nice and tidy. I don't use MagicISO that often and when I do I do all my work within the program. Therefore I don't need the MagicISO option to be present.

Anyway I hope my issue is clear, perhaps I would have to modify the registry or something ?

Thanks for all your help I appreciate it !


A:Unable to remove MagicISO context menu from right click menu in Win 7

Hello Jordan,

You can use either ShellExView or ShellMenuView to make disabling that context menu item easy.

Hope this helps,

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