The “right click context menu” in Windows is a hidden gem. I know, you’re thinking – wait a minute, the right click context menu isn’t hidden, I use it all the time. And, I’ll bet you do. But, you might be surprised to learn, that if you were to ask an average user about this menu, the chances are pretty good that you’d get a blank look in return.
If you’re a power user and a fan of the right click context menu, then you’ll be interested in the Right-Click Extender Version 2 (released March 11, 2010) from The Windows Club, which will add a bag full of additional context menu support in the following categories – File/Folder, Desktop, Drives, and MyComputer.
Following installation and execution of this free application, setting up and selecting the context menu items best suited to your needs is a snap – as the following series of screen shots shows. (Clicking on any graphic will expand it to its original size).
File Folder Setup.
Desktop Menu Setup.
Desktop Menu Options Setup.
The following is an example, from my system, illustrating selective context menu items available to me on the Desktop following installation of the Right-Click Extender, Version 2.
The following is an example, from my system, illustrating selective Windows Explorer context menu items available to me, following installation of the Right-Click Extender Version 2.
File and Folder Options:
add or remove Copy To
add or remove Move To
add or remove Admin Command Prompt
add or remove Encrypt/Decrypt
add or remove File List Create
add or remove My Computer God Mode
add or remove Hide File
add or remove Unhide File
add or remove Hide Folder
add or remove Unhide Folder
add or remove Take Ownership
add or remove Flip3D
add or remove Desktop God Mode
add or remove Control Panel
add or remove Task Manager
add or remove Administrative Tools
add or remove Registry Editor
If the right click context menu is a tool you use frequently, installing Right-Click Extender Version 2, should help give a boost to your productivity.
System Requirements: Windows Vista, Windows 7 (sorry, not designed for Windows XP).
Download at: MajorGeeks.com
The Windows Club offers a range of helpful Windows freeware apps – checkout their home page here.
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