Windows – Customizing Windows 10 context menu.

This tutorial will show you how to add a command shell to your Windows 10 context menu.
The custom menu shows up when you use right-click on the explorer tool.
I will show you how can I add the shell to Windows 10 context menu.
Open the Regedit tool and navigate to Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\, and use these steps:

  • use right-click on shell item and with right-click create NewKey;
  • give it the name of the program you’re going to be launching, I named shell_command;
  • use again the right-click that new entry and make another new key named command;
  • right-click the default value named (Default) and select Modify… and add your executable, I used this string with quotes: “C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe”;
  • open explorer and use right-click on any folder, you will see an item named shell_command;
  • use this and your shell will start into that folder;

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