Windows 10: Context menu problem

Discus and support Context menu problem in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Hello, Everyone! Ever since 1903 came out I have noticed then I right-click on [ATTACH] file explorer the context menu open but some of the time it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by BHeine, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. BHeine Win User

    Context menu problem

    Hello, Everyone! Ever since 1903 came out I have noticed then I right-click on Context menu problem 1e2af9e2-fa2e-46af-8c50-362bf6a8a5b5?upload=true.jpg file explorer the context menu open but some of the time it doesn't. Also when in "Setting/Update & Security" when clicking on it it seems to freeze up. Does anyone else have these problems?

    I thought it was an AMD Ryzen Problem but I have noticed it does the same on my Intel pc as well. using Windows 10 home and windows 10 Pro.

    BHeine, Aug 16, 2019

  2. Custom context menu entries

    So, just throwing this out there, in case somone knows.

    I have added a custom context menu entry for the program rightload, since by default the menu is broken in vistax64.

    It works pefect with single files, but when I select mutiple files and try to open, I get mutiple instances of the program (which makes sense), here is my entry:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Rightload\Rightload.exe --server=1 --autostart %1

    So the %1 passes the filename to the program, and when I select multiple files it is just opening multiple instances of rightload each with a different file.

    What I'd like to do is be able to pass a list of the files selected to the program. Since I know it is capable of uploading multiple files from the context menu, all in one instance.

    So, is there something I can pass besides %1 that will do this? I have looked around and can't seem to find an answer anywhere... *Frown Context menu problem :(
    ArmoredCavalry, Aug 16, 2019
  3. Jelu Cal Win User
    Context menu problem


    Your concern with the context menu can be due to the configuration of your device and/or broken system files. To better understand your concern, we'd like to know the following:

    • The last known changes made/activities performed on your device prior to your concern.
    • If you've experienced your concern on all areas in Windows 10 where context menu is expected to be available. Examples are File Explorer and desktop icons.
    • The version and build of Windows 10 that you're using on your device. To check this, you can perform the steps posted on this


    In addition, we'd like to request for a screenshot of your concern with the context menu.

    In the meantime, we'd recommend performing a clean boot in Windows to isolate software conflicts on your device. To do this, you can perform the steps posted on this link.
    In the clean boot environment, check if you'll be able to load the usual options for the context menu. The link will also provide steps to isolate the possible cause of the issue. Once you're done troubleshooting, check the How
    to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting
    section to revert your device to normal boot.

    If you still experience your concern while in the clean boot environment, we'd recommend creating a new user/administrator account to isolate profile related issues. To do this, you can perform the steps posted on this


    We look forward to your response.
    Jelu Cal, Aug 16, 2019
  4. Context menu problem

    Problem with New Context Menu

    The option to add a new Rich Text File seems to have disappeared from my Context Menu and I'm not sure why.

    I'm not computer savvy, but after a bit of Googling I read how you can add and delete options from the New Context Menu though the Registry Editor. When I went to check it the .rtf folder under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT still has it's ShellNew folder so I'm not
    sure what the issue is or if perhaps there's something wrong with it. I also found a tool to easily enable/disable file types on the New Context Menu, and .rtf is listed along with everything else and checked off as "enabled" but for some reason is not showing
    up, even after I tried disabling and enabling it a couple of times. This is extremely frustrating as that's the file type I use the most.

    Any suggestions as to what the problem is or how to fix it?
    MadeOfKittens, Aug 16, 2019

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