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

Add Windows Backup and Restore Options to Desktop Right-click (Cascading) Menu

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Windows Backup and Restore tool supports certain command-line arguments using which you can automate certain backup and restore tasks. You can quickly start a backup (full/create new backup set or create a differential backup in the existing backup set), or open a Windows Backup and Restore user interface window without having to open Control Panel every time.Read more