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    Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10

    Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10

    How to Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Customization
    23 May 2019
    Designer Media Ltd


    How to Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10


    The Start menu contains shortcuts of all your apps, settings, and files.

    Starting with Windows 10 build 18317, Microsoft separated the Start menu into its own process, called StartMenuExperienceHost.exe. This has a number of benefits, including simplifying debugging and insulating Start from potential issues impacting other surfaces.

    This will allow you restart the Start menu without having to restart the explorer.exe process.

    Restarting the StartMenuExperienceHost.exe process can be helpful if the Start menu will not open, frozen, or acting buggy.

    This tutorial will show you how to add Restart Start Menu to the desktop context menu of all users in Windows 10.

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


     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: To Add "Restart Start menu" to Desktop Context Menu
    • Option Two: To Remove "Restart Start menu" from Desktop Context Menu


    EXAMPLE: 'Restart Start menu' desktop context menu
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    Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10
    To Add "Restart Start menu" to Desktop Context Menu

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and save it to your desktop.

    Add_Restart_Start_menu_to_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download

    2. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

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

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






    Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Add Restart Start Menu to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 10
    To Remove "Restart Start menu" from Desktop Context Menu

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and save it to your desktop.

    Remove_Restart_Start_menu_from_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download

    2. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

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

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


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1. Geosammy's Avatar
    Posts : 628
    Win10 Home 64 bit, 1903 (OS Build 18362.175)
       #1

    @Brink
    These are all the ways I know of.
    To shutdown, sleep, restart or sign out of Windows 10.
    Now I have one more way of doing it.
    Thanks Brink.
    * * *
    1. Windows Button (unusual method):
    Click Windows button, click Power button.
    Select sleep, shutdown, or restart.

    2. Open Win+ X (right-click Windows button) point to "Shut down or sign out".
    Select Sign Out, Sleep, Shutdown or Restart.

    3. From lock or login screen:Click Power button select "Shutdown" or "Restart".

    4. Run Open Run (Win+R keys) Shutdown:
    Type: shutdown /sRestart: Type: shutdown /r

    5.
    Desktop Shortcut:Create Shortcut:
    Right-click blank area of desktop/screen.Select "New Shortcut".
    Type: shutdown.exe -s -t 00
    for location.
    Name "Shut Down".
    Restart Shortcut:
    Same as shutdown, except type: shutdown.exe -r -t 00
    for location.Name "Restart"6. Command Prompt:
    Same commands as in Run.

    7. Windows Shut Down Dialog (uncommon):
    Press the Alt + F4 keys, opens Shut Down dialog.
    Select from Switch user, Sign out, Sleep, Shutdown or Restart.
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    8. Slide to Shut down (uncommon):
    Open Run, type: SlideToShutdown.exe
    Lock screen will cover half of screen.
    Slide lock screen to bottom with mouse (use finger for touchscreen) to shut down.
    Press any key, or click on any area of screen to cancel.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 39,915
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18922
    Thread Starter
       #2



    Just to note though, this is for restarting your Start menu.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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