Remove Entries from CONTEXT MENU in Windows

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You might have noticed the Windows context menu studded with certain options which you have never used or will never use.remove context menu entries or items These unused options are attached to the context menu when you install an application so that it can be accessed quickly.You can remove some unwanted menu options by a simple registry tweak if it is not required……..

You can remove a context menu option with the help of the following methods:Click “Start” and type “regedit” in the “search” box.

As the context menu options are not stored under one category in the registry,you would have to browse to the locations mentioned below and delete the required keys.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFileSystemObjects\ShellEx
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Diretory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

You will be able to recognize the context menu option by viewing the description that appears below the”Data”field.


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