How do i get rid of the Clutter

By abhinit90 ยท 4 replies
Jun 9, 2007
  1. Plz help me in selecting and removing of the unnecessary clutter in the drop-down list.

    So the qustion is how do i get rid of the uneccesary tabs that i don't need.

    I hope the below pic may help :-

  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Maybe tell us which entries are unnecessary? Some of these are standard features installed by archivers like WinZip and KGB. You should be able to disable these in the settings of the corresponding program. Others are common tweaks. Why did you apply them if you do not want them?
  3. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    i did not apply them and i have kgb uninstalled and still i have the corresponding entry.

    I don't want (at least ) :-
    1. kbgb entry.
    2. command prompt
    3. save folder listing to file
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    If you didn't apply them, then who did? They most certainly do not come with Windows..

    You should find the menu entries in the system registry under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell and HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

    Hopefully the subkeys have meaningful names so you can recognise the unwanted ones and delete them.
  5. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    actually i installed the programs and they installed it themselves and when i uninstalled them the subkeys still remained.

    anyways thanks for the info
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