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    Remove Intel HD Graphics desktop context menu in Windows

    Remove Intel HD Graphics desktop context menu in Windows

    How to Add or Remove Intel HD Graphics desktop context menu in Windows
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    20 May 2018
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    How to Add or Remove Intel HD Graphics desktop context menu in Windows


    If you have Intel HD graphics drivers installed, then this tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Intel Graphics Properties and Graphics Options desktop context menu items for all users in Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove the Intel HD Graphics context menu items.


    EXAMPLE: Intel HD Graphics context menu items
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    Here's How:

    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add Intel HD Graphics Control Panel to 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 4 below.

    Add_Intel_Graphics_Control_Panel_to_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download


     3. To Remove Intel HD Graphics Control Panel from Desktop Context Menu

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

    Remove_Intel_Graphics_Control_Panel_from_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

    6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC - Windows 7/8/10) or Continue (UAC - Vista), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

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



    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    13 May 2017 #1

    Hello Brink :)

    Thank you very much for your (as always) great advices!

    I applied the Remove.reg and it worked like a charm.
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    Just wandering: the .reg practically deleted the two registry keys igfxcui and igfxDTCM, am I correct?

    Thanks a lot again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 31,209
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18214
    Thread Starter
       13 May 2017 #2

    You're most welcome Lamberto. I'm glad it could help. :)

    That's correct. The remove .reg file will delete the igfxcui and igfxDTCM keys to remove the context menu.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    14 May 2017 #3

    Thank you a lot Shawn, I had actually never ventured in that area of the Registry before.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 31,209
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18214
    Thread Starter
       14 May 2017 #4

      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    30 May 2017 #5

    I updated to latest intel driver on my surface pro 4. I don't have the two desktop context items described here. I tried to add them with the .reg and it didn't work.

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  6. Posts : 31,209
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18214
    Thread Starter
       30 May 2017 #6

    Hello jvook,

    Yeah, it won't work unless it was originally there.

    If you like, export the key below from your registry as a .reg file, and upload it here. It'll show what you have instead for the Intel context menu item.

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  7.    30 May 2017 #7

    myshellex.reg
    I think it has the .reg from above as well
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  8. Posts : 31,209
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18214
    Thread Starter
       30 May 2017 #8

    Ok, good. It uses the same registry entries in the tutorial.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 100
    Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit
       20 May 2018 #9

    hey

    how do i add a icon? mine doesnt display the icon for graphic properties and options.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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