Easy way to run favorite app – Add any app to right-click menu in Windows


Hello, tutorial shows you, easy way to run favorite app – Add any app to right-click menu in Windows
Windows trick, on how to add any program to the right-click menu and open your favorite software in a simple way
Ok, let’s add google chrome to the right-click menu
Open registry editor by typing regedit in the search box
Go to the following key
Right click on shell folder and create a new key
Give the new key the name, that you would like to display in the Right-click menu
Then we need to create another key, under the one we just created
Name this key “command”, in lowercase
Make sure that you click on “command” key
And now we need to add the full path of the application to the command string
OK, open the file location of your favorite app, in this example, it’s Google Chrome
To make sure you are in the right place, you can enable file extensions
If you don’t know the location of the app, here is a way to find it
Just type the name of the app in the search box
Right-click on the app, and choose Open file location
Then right-click on the app shortcut
go to the Properties
and click on Open file location
To copy full path of the app, first select it, and then press Shift + F10, or Shift and Right-click
You will see Copy as path
Click on it, to copy the full path to the app
Go back to the registry editor
and paste app path to the default string of the command key
Let’s see what we got
OK, we have successfully added Google Chrome to the context menu
Now Let’s add the Icon for Google Chrome
Click on Chrome key
Create a new String Value in the right panel
And Name it Icon
Open your web browser, I will do it with the new method
Download Icon for your app
It’s better to save it in the same folder, where the application
Copy path to the Icon
And paste it to the Icon string
Let’s see what we got
OK, we have successfully added Icon to the Right-click menu
We can also change position of the app
Go back to the registry editor
Create a new String Value in the right panel
And Name It Position
Then double click on Position string
And add the desired position in the Value field
You can add Bottom or Top
Looks ugly
Let’s try Top
OK, this is Better and more convenient
Ok let’s say you want to run your favorite website using this method
Let me quickly add YouTube in Right-click menu
Create mew text document file
Add the following command
This command just opens your web browser and launches your favorite website
You can change YouTube to your favorite website, and you can also change the web browser, it’s up to you
Save the file as a batch format
Let’s check it first
Works fine
Now we can add a new app to Right-click menu
Done, let’s check it
Works fine
OK, we have successfully added favorite app to the Right-click menu
And now we can easily launch our favorite app in a simple way

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