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best way to customize right click menu : in details

best way to customize right click menu ? this topic is very interesting, I know that all of us like to make our own right-click menu in one list that method works with apps u work on even games that you love work in at my case I add my apps Atom, Camtasia, photoshop and even more…  So follow me in these easy few steps to do that also if you like you can watch the full video on my channel about this topic.

best way to customize right click menu

best way to customize right click menu

1. open run box 

we need to open the run box first by pressing the keys (windows key+r)  to open the registry editor. write in regedit to open registry

run box

2. Backup all registries

you need to backup all registries before starting if something is falt to come back

file>export>export range: all > save your file in your favorite name and wait to be finished

backup all registries

then you can save them in any place

save registary

so let’s start the magic  🙂

3. Creating our menu 

you must go to this location to start editing the menu  Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell

creating our menu

4. Create a new key

to start creating your own menu click on shell folder then new>key you will see New Key#1

create new key

as you see the new key#1 down

rename the new key

after that, you can rename the new key as you want or as a program name.

in my case, I will rename it (WhatsApp)

5. Create the command folder 

now in the WhatsApp folder make a new key also (new>key) and rename it a command.

create command folder

6. Getting the target of your app!

now you want to get the target of the app you are working on in my case I’m adding WhatsApp so place your program shortcut on the desktop and click properties and get its target then copy it

getting the target

7. Modify the command folder 

after coping the app target from shortcut go to command folder then at (default) press modify and paste the target link in value data then press ok.

modify command folder

8. Getting the program icon 

to get the program icon in your program folder in my case WhatsApp you will  make a new>string value you will get new value#1 

getting the program icon

rename it an icon

rename icon

9. Adding target to icon

now you need to copy the target of the app again modify the icon and paste the location into the value data.

adding target to icon

10. Save the file to export

when you finish making your own menu go to file then export the edited ver you made. As a final result, you will have like this menu with all your work programs or favorite ones.

if you like to add paint-control panel settings you can see this file about how to add them.

if you like you can watch the full video on my channel about this topic.

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