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    Overweight context menus - how to slim?

    When I have just a few file renames to do, I use Windows Explorer's right-click on the file name, rather than loading RenameMaster.

    But the context menu has become very slow to appear. I suspect this is attributable to a number of non-microsoft options now appearing on the menu: I must have installed them with a right to appear in the Start Menu.

    How should I get them off this context menu?
    All help gratefully received!

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    See if the context menu editor at http://www.bartdart.com/ helps.

    Joe

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    Thank you, JoeP517:
    The bartdart utility only deals with a few named programs' links - I would need to know how to add several others to it to see any effect.
    Probably a matter of editing the registry.
    All help gratefully received!

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    Check out ShellExView.

    Joe

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    Thanks again,Joe:
    ShellExView is quite comprehensive and shortened my context menu's appearance time appreciably. The main culprit seems to have been VLC media player, which had two lines in the context menu but each line had a sheaf of links.
    All help gratefully received!

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    You're welcome. Glad you got it worked out. Thanks for posting back.

    Joe

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