The Windows context menu—the set of options that pops up when you right-click a file or folder—is one of the quickest ways to execute simple commands. That’s why it’s unfortunate that Windows doesn’t give users any real control over the contents of these context menus. Programs sometimes install rogue options (or sets of options) in the menu, and there’s no easy way to get them out, short of uninstalling the program.
Enter ShellMenuView, a free program from NirSoft (makers of a ton of great, techy system utilities) that allows you to view and edit the context menu options for all the different file types on your PC. Here’s how to use it.