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how to remove a link that mysteriously moved to my drop down context menu

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by stupidJohnny, Jan 28, 2003.

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  1. stupidJohnny

    stupidJohnny Thread Starter

    Jan 28, 2003
    In my right click drop down context menu that contains browser comands such as back , cut, paste , undo, select all, wallpaper,etc. I have acquired a hardcore movie shortcut which takes me to a xxx site which I do not want. I was wondering how it got there and how to remove it. I know nothing, so please help
  2. jm100dm


    May 26, 1999
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    (01-27-2003 02:14 PM) report / quote / edit (#13)

    Do this to get rid of the context menu entry:

    Go to Start > Run > Regedit, and navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt

    Under MenuExt you will see subfolders named for the menu entries in question.

    Click one of them and look in the right pane.

    The default value points to a htm file.

    Rightclick the menu entry you wish to remove, and choose Delete from the menu.


  3. RandyG


    Jun 26, 2000
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