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Removing Context Menu Items in Windows

It seems like every piece of software installed adds to the context menu, here’s mine after a clean installation of Windows and all the usual software.

Context Menu after clean installation of Windows and usual software

Fortunately, it’s easy enough to delete what you don’t need by jumping into the registry. Just navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*\shell, and \HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers and delete what you don’t need.