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  1. Matthew Wai's Avatar
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       #80

    Create a restore point. Back up and delete the items shown in your post #71 above. See whether the unwanted item will disappear.
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  2. Posts : 637
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       #81

    Matthew Wai said:
    Create a restore point. Back up and delete the items shown in your post #71 above. See whether the unwanted item will disappear.
    If you notice in #71 that it shows the command is listed with each one and all of them contain "Admin". The reason I don't want to go through the process of deleting them is that I have to change "permission" on them and that is a task with all that there are.
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  3. Matthew Wai's Avatar
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       #82

    User PowerRun to delete them. You don't have to change the permission.

    PowerRun v1.4 (Run with highest privileges)

    Use it only if you know what you are doing.
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  4. Posts : 637
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       #83

    Matthew Wai said:
    User PowerRun to delete them. You don't have to change the permission.

    PowerRun v1.4 (Run with highest privileges)

    Use it only if you know what you are doing.
    Before I do this, let me say this is only showing up when holding down the Shift+right click menu. If I just right click, I get "Open command (Admin)" and "Open PowerShell window here as administrator" only. It is possible that I am not understanding what is happening.

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    Matthew Wai said:
    User PowerRun to delete them. You don't have to change the permission.

    PowerRun v1.4 (Run with highest privileges)

    Use it only if you know what you are doing.
    I just tried PowerRun and got this back:
    Open command window here as administrator - Add in Windows 10-capture.jpg
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  5. Matthew Wai's Avatar
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       #84

    Upload the .reg file as an attachment.
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  6. Posts : 637
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       #85

    OpenCommand.reg

    I left the header off of the first try, but it gave me the usual permission failure with the second try with PowerRun.

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    I just ran the reg file a second time and it was accepted, so it appears you have to get control of the registry, close it and then reopen it for PowerRun to work.
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  7. Matthew Wai's Avatar
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       #86

    Did the unwanted menu item disappear after the REG file was imported?
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  8. Posts : 637
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       #87

    Matthew Wai said:
    Did the unwanted menu item disappear after the REG file was imported?
    I don't know what is going on, I tried running the file again with PowerRun and it failed because of permissions. The only way I see to make this work is to do it manually, and I don't think I want to go through that for 10 entries. Let's just leave it as another MS bug and move on.

    Thanks for the help.
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  9. Matthew Wai's Avatar
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       #88

    rdwray said:
    I tried running the file again with PowerRun and it failed because of permissions.
    You need not run the file. Just do the following:

    1. Close Registry Editor.
    2. Run PowerShell and click on the Registry Editor icon on the toolbar.
    3. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Drive\shell\
    4. Right-click on the unwanted key and select "Delete".

    If it works, do the same to other unwanted keys. You don't need an REG file at all.
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  10. Posts : 637
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       #89

    Thanks, but I am going to pass.
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