Remove menu items under right-click or context menu

Posted February 9, 2006 by William_Wilson in Windows

This tutorial explains how to remove annoying or non-useful programs from right click menu.


Please only do this if you are comfortable with editing the registry. Breaking the registry can crash your whole system.

1. Click Start
2. Click Run
3. Type in regedit and click ENTER
4. Browse to the following: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

(This is where programs attach to the right click menu.)

5. You simply delete or export then delete the keys you do not want.

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