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Add Item To Desktop Context Menu In Windows 10 8 7 Using PowerShell

Now that you know all the ways to open a PowerShell window within File Explorer, what else can you add to your context menus to increase your file explorer productivity? Maybe you can add a Open Command Prompt Here or experiment with opening different PowerShell profiles using context menus. Try adding an icon to the context menu even!

Add item to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10 8 7 using PowerShell


Our top priority for this release of .NET MAUI is increasing the overall quality and reliability of the toolkit. .NET 7 RC1 includes the highest priority quality fixes based on your GitHub feedback. Maps and DualScreen join .NET MAUI in .NET 7 to fill two gaps for mobile developers upgrading from Xamarin. We have also added some fundamental desktop features for tooltips, right-click, hover, window size, and context menus.

While you can find many of the context menu items in the ContextMenuHandlers directory, you need to look for others on the following paths in the Registry Editor. You can either navigate to the keys mentioned below or just copy and paste them in the address bar.

The method to remove a Shellex item from the right-click context menu on Windows is a bit different. Below is an example showing how I removed the Google Drive sync shortcut from the right-click context menu via Shellex.

If you find the Registry Editor methods described above too geeky or complicated, there are some programs that can remove or add a program to the right-click menu 0n Windows 10 and older. I tested several context menu customizers that can easily add or remove any item for you.

If you want to add new items to your context menu, launch Easy Context Menu. Select the items you wish to add to the context menu and then, click the Mouse icon with a Plus (+) sign to save the changes. As you can see below, I created a new System Tools context menu item that contains several options.

ShellMenuView and ShellExView from Nirsoft are nifty tools to edit the context menu on Windows. While the first utility handles shell items, the second one takes care of the shellex items.

Extract the and double-click shmnview.exe to launch the program. Now, select the context menu item you want to remove or add. Click the Disable or Red light button to remove and the Enable or Greenlight button to add an item. Alternatively, you can right-click after selecting the items and choose Enable/Disable Selected items option.

Just launch the program by clicking the shexview.exe and select the items you want to remove or add to the context menu and select Disable or Enable Selected Items.

Context Menu Tuner is another useful utility that you should check out if you want to customize the context menu on Windows 8,/8.1, and Windows 10. It can add context menu options or commands for files, Windows File Explorer, folders, desktop, local disk, and library.

A context menu appears when you right-click on the desktop or a file or folder on Windows. This menu gives you added functionality by offering you actions that you can take with the item. In simple words, the Context menu is the right-click tool or option.

A context menu offers a limited set of available choices in the current state, or context, of the operating system or application to which the menu belongs. The following screenshot compares Windows 11 and Windows 10 desktop context menus.

ENABLE: This policy setting allows you to remove access to the context menus for the taskbar. If you enable this policy setting, the menus that appear when you right-click the taskbar and items on the taskbar are hidden, such as the Start button, the clock, and the taskbar buttons.

DISABLE: If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the context menus for the taskbar are available. This policy setting does not prevent users from using other methods to issue the commands that appear on these menus.

I'm wondering if it's possible to run a powershell script from AD Users and Computers context menu. I have the Menu entry created, but it doesn't appear to execute the script. I don't know if it's something in my script or if it's something in the way I setup the DisplaySpecifier. I'm just trying to right click on a user and run through a process of finding a network folder, based on their name, and deleting it.

For those using the custom title bar (the default on Windows, macOS, and the web), you may have noticed that we are introducing more interactive content to the title bar. While there are already settings to hide each of these elements individually, you can now right-click the title bar to access a context menu that toggles the menu bar (not shown on macOS desktop), Command Center, and layout controls.

To add a new context menu item to your webview, add a new entry in menus under the new webview/context section. Each contribution takes a command (which is also where the title comes from) and a when clause. The when clause should include webview == 'YOUR_WEBVIEW_VIEW_TYPE' to make sure the context menus only apply to your extension's webviews:

Quick Launch is a section of the Microsoft Taskbar that enables users have the ability to launch their programs. If you have added Quick Launch to Taskbar, you can add it as a location on the Send to context menu. This can make it easier to add or remove shortcuts in the Quick Launch folder so that you have easy access to items from the Quick Launch toolbar.

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  • StartIsBack fully integrates with Windows and provides original Windows 7 start menu and taskbar experience, enhanced with many new features as well. Supports all Windows languages! Reinvigorated for new Windows StartIsBack++ for Windows 10 can: Apply skins to taskbar

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The Image Resizer Windows PowerToy adds more functionality to File Explorer by allowing users to apply bulk image resizing. Users can select images in File Explorer and then select the new Resize Pictures item on the context menu (Figure F), revealed with a right-click on any image.

In this guide, you will learn the fastest way to delete large folders with thousands of files using command lines and the instructions to add an option on the right-click context menu to automate the process with just one click.

Left unchecked, it won't take long for the Windows context menu to become cluttered. Having too many items on the right click menus can be particularly annoying because you can't use the mouse to scroll through, you have to click on the arrows at the top and bottom of the list, and we bet there's at least one program on your context menus that you never use.

Various tools have simplified the process of adding shortcuts to your frequently used software, utilities and visited destinations around Windows. Microsoft has already made it easy to access the different control panels and system management locations in Windows by right clicking the Start menu or hitting the Windows key + X on your keyboard, but there are plenty of useful items missing from the right click menus (right clicking on the desktop, on files and folders etc.).


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