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shione83
13-06-2009, 07:16 PM
can someone please tell me how to delete a couple of shortcuts from my start/right click context menu as opposed to my actual start menu which i know how to do :) i know it has to do with the registry and i found the entries but wasnt sure what to do with them as when i chose delete it asked did i want to delete the name but is that just the shortcut?? or the whole program?? as i want the program just not the shortcut where it is
thanx

Blam
13-06-2009, 07:22 PM
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html

Don't mess around with the registry unless you know exactly what you are doing.

Blam

shione83
13-06-2009, 07:47 PM
dont think thats what i want as this says...
"ShellMenuView is a small utility that display the list of static menu items that appeared in the context menu when you right-click a file/folder on Windows Explorer, and allows you to easily disable unwanted menu items."
i want to delete them from the menu that comes up after right clicking on the Start button. but thanx anyways

Blam
13-06-2009, 08:44 PM
The Start button is part of the Windows Explorer shell

wainuitech
13-06-2009, 09:13 PM
You can do it manually - have a read of This article (http://windowsitpro.com/article/articleid/13602/how-do-i-disable-the-context-menu-for-the-start-button.html)

WARNING: Make a restore point FIRST - back up the reg, its not a place you want to go playing about in unless you know what you are doing - altering the wrong thing can cause all sorts of problems with your Computer.

shione83
14-06-2009, 05:54 PM
Got it ..thanx guys for ur help