How To Add Programs To Desktop Right Click Menu

[Easy Steps To Modify Registry & Add Programs]

Every Windows user has a few programs that they know they’re going to use on a regular basis. This is why we create taskbar icons and desktop shortcuts for these programs, so that we can access them easily.

However, you can also these programs to the right click menu of your Desktop. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Run Dialog Box.
  2. Type regedit.exe and press “Enter” to open Windows Registry.
  3. Browse to the following key, HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell
  4. Right click on “Shell” then select “New”.
  5. Select “Key” to create a new key.
  6. Rename it with the name for the application that you want to place.
  7. Right-click on the newly created Key and select “New”.
  8. Select “Key” to create a new key.
  9. Rename this sub-key as “Command”.
  10. In this Key, copy and paste the complete path of the application that you’re adding by double clicking on the “Default” Entry to edit it.
  11. Save & Exit.
  12. Go back to your desktop and right-click. You can see the program you just added.
  13. Clicking on the program to open it.

With these easy steps, you will be able to easily place all your frequently used programs in the right click menu on your Desktop.

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Posted on : 29 Jul 2016 @ 08:06

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