Somewhere along the way I lost my context menu print function

  1.    #1

    Somewhere along the way I lost my context menu print function


    I have seen this posted many places for Adobe printing, but I don't have context menu option to print in anything; MS Word, Chrome, Firefox. I don't see it available at all.

    In fact it used to have many functions I no longer see. Is there a way to reset the context menu or manually fix the print feature?
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  2.    #2

    In fact it used to have many functions I no longer see.
    Hi, have you ever used any tool such as Shellexview (free) to disable context menu entries?

    Try downloading and installing and running that and see if you see a list of entries listed as disabled.

    Print is a default Windows item, so if lost suggests some sort of corruption may have occurred.

    As a matter of course, try running
    chkdsk c: /scan
    and then if ok
    SFC /SCANNOW
    - both from an admin command or powershell prompt and post the result.

    What is your Windows build?
    Windows key + R, winver
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    Nothing found with chkdsk or sfc. Shellexview shows no extensions being disabled.

    Windows version is 1809 (build 17763.316).

    FWIW I may have over reacted. I now do see a context menu option for Print in Google Chrome and Adobe Acrobat. However no Print option while using Firefox, MS Word or Excel.

    It may be my memory. I fresh install of Windows 10 back in November. I did not use Firefox on previous install. Maybe I am remembering wrong. I just remember a lot more context menu options than i am seeing now.

    Thank you for the help!
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  4.    #4

    Hi, the context menu for those programs is specific to them. For example, in Firefox you'd use File, Print

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    You may be able to find an add-on that would, say, 'Print selection' etc..

    I fresh install of Windows 10 back in November.
    Programs often add context menu entries. You may have fewer or different progs installed now- so fewer context menu options.
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