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How to Add Presentation Settings to Desktop Context Menu in Windows


When giving a presentation, you may want to turn on presentation mode.

While presentation mode is turned on, your computer stays awake, system notifications are turned off, and your presentation settings for screen saver, volume, and desktop background are applied. In addition, the presentation settings Name:  Presentation_Settings_icon.png
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This tutorial will show you how to add a Presentation Settings desktop context menu for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

The Presentation Settings context menu allows users to quickly open and change Presentation Settings, open Windows Mobility Center, and turn on or off presentation mode on demand for their account.

While you must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove the context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu if added.

In Windows 7, Presentation Settings and presentation mode is only available in the Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions.

In Windows 8, Presentation Settings and presentation mode is only available in the RT, Pro, and Enterprise editions.

In Windows 10, Presentation Settings and presentation mode is only available in the Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.


EXAMPLE: "Presentation Settings" desktop context menu
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (add-right click), step 3 (add-Shift+right click) , or step 4 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add Right Click "Presentation Settings" to Desktop Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.

Add_Presentation_Settings_to_desktop_context_menu.reg

download


 3. To Add Shift + Right Click "Presentation Settings" to Desktop Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.

Add_Shift+_Presentation_Settings_to_desktop_context_menu.reg

download


 4. To Remove "Presentation Settings" from Desktop Context Menu

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.

Remove_Presentation_Settings_from_desktop_context_menu.reg

download

5. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

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

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


That's it,
Shawn