Here is a way to add any application shortcut or even your name to Right Click Menu of My Computer.This tricks can also help in doing your job faster.If you want to add you name to the right click menu follow the steps.

  1. Copy the following code from below and paste it on notepad and save the file as computingunleashed.reg and run the file.
  2. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00  [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Registry Editor]  @="ComputingUnleashed" 
  3. Here you can replace Computing Unleashed with your name or any name you like.

Add an Application Shortcut to My Computer Right Click menu.

  1. Repeat step 1 mentioned above.
  2. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00  [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Registry Editor]  @="Name of your Application"  [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Registry Editor\command]  @="Location Of The Application"
  3. Give the Location as c:\program files\movie maker\moviemk.exe if you want to add movie maker.

Here are some more codes.

  • Add Control Panel to My Computer Right click menu.
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Control Panel\command]@="rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL"
  • Add Add/Remove programs option.
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Add/Remove\command]@="control appwiz.cpl"
  • Add Shutdown option.
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\[Shutdown]\command]@="shutdown -s -f -t 5" 
  • Add rebootoption.


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\[Reboot]\command]@="shutdown -r -f -t 5"

If you have any doubts in doing it feel free to comment it down.

Amal Roy is the Founder-Editor of Computing Unleashed. A Technology Enthusiast, Windows Adept and a Proud Geek!