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Add Program to Right-Click Menu

Posted On 2008-12-14 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Vista
Tags: Software Hack/Tweak Vista
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When you right click on any folder, you can have access to that application in the context menu, the same as using Open With.

  • Open Regedit by clicking the Start menu and selecting Run. Then type regedit in the box and click OK.

  • Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell

  • Add a new Key to the "Shell" Key and name it "newprogmekey".

  • Give it a default value that will appear when you right click a folder, i.e "newprogmekey" (use an "&" without the quotes, in front of any character and it will allow you to use the keyboard)

  • Click on the Key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\newprogmekey

  • Add a New Key named Command

  • Set the (Default) value of the application you want to run


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