Adding application to the right click list of every folder

You can add any applcation to the right click list of any folder. So no need to go to start menu or the location of that file to start that application. It's like creating the shortcut of that application every where. Just follow the steps mentoned below.

1)Type regedit in start menu search of windows 7 to open registry editor.(In case of windows xp you can use run.)

2)Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell

3)Add a new Key to the "Shell" Key and name it anything you like.(right click on "shell" folder select new>key)

4) Give it a default value that will appear when you right click a folder, i.e. NewKey (use an "&" without the quotes, in front of any character and it will allow you to use the keyboard)

5) Click on the Key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\NewKey

6)Add a New Key named Command

7)Set the (Default) value of the application you want to run

8)For example: c:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe

Now right click on any folder & you will find this newly added key value on the list.

You may also like

Popular Posts