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  1. mdvbilt

    mdvbilt Thread Starter

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    Hi there,

    How do I add/remove items from the right-click context menu? (i.e. add wordpad and remove notepad, or something like that)

    Thank you very much,
    Mark V
     
  2. muppy03

    muppy03 Malware Specialist

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    start ---run then type send to. This opens your right click 'send to menu' (if thats what you mean. copy and paste item you want in there.
     
  3. mdvbilt

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    Okay, I pressed START and then scrolled into the Program Menu and right-clicked to "Send to Menu" but that wasn't one of the options. Did I do something wrong?

    Thank you very much.
    Mark V
     
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  5. mdvbilt

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    That looks like a good utility, but I need something that will run under Vista...
     
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    Yes, you didn't click RUN.
     
  8. mdvbilt

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    Hi,

    I must be doing something wrong, because nothing is helping. I used the START-->RUN-->Send to, and only got that "Windows cannot find 'send'...". I tried using the context menu, but it isn't very friendly, so there is an excellent possibility that I'm missing it.

    Is this the program that will allow me to right-click on the desktop and open a NEW-->Notepad/Wordpad/MS Word Document etc. and add or remove those things?

    Thank you. Sorry for all of the trouble.
     
  9. Elvandil

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    What OS are you running?

    You should be typing "sendto" with no spaces. That will open a folder that contains the items that are in the Send To context menu.

    If you are running XP, you can use TweakUI for XP to make changes in the New menu.
     
  10. mdvbilt

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    I'm running Vista. I got "sendto" to activate, (I didn't realize it needed no spaces), but not to actually work. It gave me an access denied message - and I have administrator privileges, so that's a little baffling.
     
  11. Elvandil

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    Most folders in the Users (Documents and Settings) folders are restricted access for security reasons. In order to actually see the contents of that folder, you will need to unhide hidden folders and files, go into your profile and find the folder, and then take ownership of it.

    You may need to do this often if you are a tweaker. I got pretty sick of it. So, if you merge the attached reg file, it will add an item to your context menu for files and folders to take ownership with one click.

    After you once take ownership of the folder, you can use the Run box to access it from then on.
     

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