To select all files in a folder or the Desktop, you use the CTRL + A keyboard shortcut. If you’re an avid mouse user and need the select all functionality in the right-click menu in Windows, here is a registry tweak. This tweak adds the “Select All” option in the context menu for folder background and desktop. Read more
Windows Vista and Windows 7 include the Open file location context menu item for Shortcuts, which helps you quickly open the target folder of a shortcut. In Windows XP, it takes four mouse clicks to accomplish the task.
To open the target folder of a shortcut in Windows XP, you need to right-click on the shortcut file, click Properties and click the Find Target button to open the parent folder of the target file or folder. And an additional mouse click is needed to close the Shortcut Properties dialog.Read more
The Copy as Path command in the right-click menu is an extremely useful one to quickly copy the full path of a file or folder to clipboard. Similarly, for internet shortcut (.url) files, here is a script that lets you copy the web address (URL) of a internet shortcut, via the right-click menu.
After following the steps in this article, you’ll see a Copy Target URL context menu option when you right-click on an Internet Shortcut (.URL) file. Clicking this option copies the shortcut’s Web address to the Windows clipboard.Read more
Installing the graphics driver software for your video card (Intel, NVidia, etc.) adds the respective Control Panel entry in the Desktop right-click menu. If you don’t use the menu option, you can remove it from the registry to speed up right-click menu display on the desktop.Read more