How to Remove “Open in Windows Terminal” Context Menu in Windows 11

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In Windows 11, the Windows Terminal context menu item appears in the right-click menu for folders and the desktop.

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Suppose you’re already using the “Open PowerShell window here” or “Open Command window here” option and don’t plan to launch Terminal via the right-click menu. In that case, you can remove the “Open in Windows Terminal” context menu entry to declutter the menu.Read more

How to Add “Open command window here” in Windows 11

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In Windows 11, the context menu “Open Command window here” doesn’t exist by default. Instead, you’ll see the “Open in Windows Terminal” and “Open PowerShell window here” (when you press Shift + right-click) options in the folder context menu.

This article tells you how to add “Open Command window here” (in Windows 11) to open a Command Prompt window in that directory path.Read more

How to Get Back Classic (Full) Context Menu in Windows 11

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In Windows 11, the context menu appears very quickly but the menu doesn’t show all the entries by default. To access the menu entries that are not shown in the default listing, you need to click the “Show more options” (Shift+F10) option every time.

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The Windows 11 default context menu may be slightly inconvenient for those who have been using Windows Operating Systems for a long time. This article explains how to make Windows 11 show the full classic context menu that shows all the entries by default.Read more

Add “Settings” Cascading Context Menu on the Desktop in Windows 10

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Microsoft has moved most of the Control Panel features into the Settings UI in Windows 10, and at some point the classic Control Panel may be removed altogether. The Settings panel has different categories: System, Devices, Phone, Network & Internet, Personalization, Apps, Accounts, Time & language, Gaming, Ease of Access, Cortana, Privacy, Update & security, and Mixed reality.Read more

Remove “Edit with Paint 3D” & “Edit with Photos” from Right-click Menu in Windows 10

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Paint 3D is a 3D model creation tool included in Windows 10 as a part of Creators Update. For image files, the entry Edit with Paint 3D appears in the right-click menu. Similarly, Photos app adds the Edit with Photos entry to the context menu, and is displayed only when Photos app is set as the default. If you don’t plan to use these options and want to declutter the right-click context menu, here is how to remove Edit with Paint 3D and Edit with Photos from the right-click menu.Read more

How to Add a Ribbon Command to Right-click Menu in Windows 10

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Ribbon UI consists of a command bar with a series of tabs. Each tab contains a set of commands such as Cut, Copy, Paste, etc. Ribbon UI was first introduced in Office 2007. Then it was included in File Explorer in Windows 8 and Windows 10.

This article explains how to add any Ribbon command from File Explorer to the right-click menu for files or folders.Read more

Remove Open PowerShell window here from Right-Click Menu in Windows 10

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With the Windows 10 Creators Update, the context menu option “Open command window here” is hidden by default, and is replaced by the “Open PowerShell window here” entry.

Not just that. PowerShell replaces Command Prompt in the Win+X (Power User) menu as well. In an earlier post, we saw how to get Command prompt option back in the right-click menu.Read more

Add “Open command window here” to Context Menu in Windows 10

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In the recent versions of Windows 10 (Creators Update and higher), the “Open Command Prompt here” context menu entry has been removed and is replaced by “Open PowerShell window here”.

Microsoft, in an effort to bring the best command line experiences to the forefront for all power users, has made PowerShell the de facto command shell.

This article tells you how to add “Open command window here” to right-click menu in Windows 10. Optionally, you can also remove the Open PowerShell window here from the context menu.

You may also be knowing that since the preview build 14971, “Command Prompt” and “Command Prompt (Admin)” entries in the Win+X menu (the menu which appears when you right-click Start) were replaced with PowerShell links.Read more