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How to Add or Remove Install CAB Context Menu in Windows 10

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A cabinet is a single file, usually with a .cab extension, that stores compressed files in a file library. Some Windows 10 updates are redistributed in the .cab archive format.

You can use the DISM /Add-Package command with Windows cabinet (.cab) files to install or remove updates, service packs, language packs, and to enable or disable Windows features.

This DISM command can be used to make installing a .cab updates (ex: KB3197356) easy with a single click in its context menu.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Install from the context menu of .cab files for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add, remove, and use the Install context menu.

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Usage of "Install" .cab context menu:

1) Right click or press and hold on downloaded .cab file (ex: KB3197356).

2) Click/tap on Install in context menu.

3) Click/tap on Yes in UAC prompt to approve.
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4) When the operation has completed successfully, you may need to type Y in the command prompt to restart the computer to finish installing.
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EXAMPLE: Install CAB context menu
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.

 2. To Add Install to Context Menu of CAB Files

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.



 3. To Remove Install from Context Menu of CAB Files

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.



4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

That's it,