Tag Archives: Windows 10 context menu

Remove Rotate Left and Rotate Right From Context Menu in Windows 10

Remove Rotate Left and Rotate Right From Context Menu in Windows 10

If you need to rotate an image, Windows 10 allows you to do it without using third party tools. The built-in functionality will allow you to do it quickly right from the File Explorer app. However, If you prefer a third-party solution, you may want to get rid of the appropriate context menu entries.

Remove Create a New Video Context Menu in Windows 10

Remove Create a New Video Context Menu in Windows 10

Windows 10 ships with a Photos app which replaced the Windows Photo Viewer and Photo Gallery. Its tile is pinned to the Start menu. Recent versions of the Photos app allow creating videos with 3D effects from static images and photos. If you find no use for this fancy feature, you can remove the 'Create a New Video' entry from the context menu using a Registry tweak.

Add Windows Mode Context Menu in Windows 10 (Light or Dark Theme)

Add Windows Mode Context Menu in Windows 10 (Light or Dark Theme)

As you may already know, Windows 10 comes with two color schemes for Store apps. The default one is light, there is also a darker one.  Starting in Windows 10 Build 18282, that represents Windows 10 19H1, also known as "version 1903", you can apply the light or dark theme separately to Windows and to the Store apps.

Remove Apps From Open With Context Menu In Windows 10

Remove Apps From Open With Context Menu In Windows 10

The 'Open with' context menu is special command which allows the user to open the selected file in an alternative app instead of the default associated one. For example, you can open an image with Paint, Photos or Adobe Photoshop. If you have some unwanted apps displayed in this menu, here is how to remove them from there.

Add Empty Folder Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Empty Folder Context Menu in Windows 10

Today, we will see how to add a special context menu entry, "Empty this folder". It will permanently and instantly delete the folder contents. This can be useful if you are using a folder to store temporary files for your project. The context menu command will be added for all users of the operating system installed on your computer.

Add Uninstall a Program Cascading Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Uninstall a Program Cascading Context Menu in Windows 10

Windows 10 supports two types of apps: classic Desktop apps (Win32) and modern Store apps. A classic app can be installed for all user accounts available in the OS. A Store app will be installed to each user account separately. If you no longer use some app, it is a good idea to uninstall it and free up space on the drive.

How to Open Context Menu for Apps in Taskbar in Windows 10

How to Open Context Menu for Apps in Taskbar in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft introduced the new taskbar. It allows pinning apps and documents, working with jump lists and shows a progress animation for long file operations. Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 add the ability to pin Store apps to the taskbar. However, these user interface improvements made it harder to open the context menu for the app.

Remove Open With Context Menu in Windows 10

Remove Open With Context Menu in Windows 10

The Open with context menu is special command which allows the user to open the selected file in an alternative app instead of the default associated one. For example, you can open an image with Paint, Photos or Adobe Photoshop. If you are an administrator on your PC, you might want to restrict access to this menu for users so they don't open files with unwanted apps.

Add Settings Context Menu In Windows 10

Add Settings Context Menu In Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to add any page of Settings to the context menu in Windows 10. So you can try out this ability, we will create a special context menu with categories of the Settings app and add it to the Desktop.

Add Run With Priority Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Run With Priority Context Menu in Windows 10

As you may already know, Windows shares your computer's CPU resources between running apps. How many resources will be given to a process is determined by its priority. The higher the priority level, the more resources will be allocated to the process. In this article, we will see how to add the 'Run With Priority' context menu to start an app with the desired priority level in Windows 10.