How to add the option to right click context menu

If you would like to add an option to the right click context menu when you right click on some file, here’s how to do it.

Hit Win ORB | type ‘regedit‘ and click OK

Navigate to the following key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell


Right-click on the ‘shell’ | Create –> New –> Key | Name it ‘Open with Wordpad

Right-click on the ‘Open with Wordpad | Create –> New –> Key | Name it ‘Command

Right click on the ‘Command‘ key and click ‘Modify

In the Value data field type the following: wordpad.exe %1


Close the registry editor

Right click on a .txt file for instance and check the context menu option.

You’re done!

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