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    Add Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings Context Menu in Windows 10

    Add Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings Context Menu in Windows 10

    How to Add Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings Context Menu in Windows 10
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    27 Sep 2017
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    How to Add Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings Context Menu in Windows 10

    information   Information
    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) is a standard firmware interface for PCs, designed to replace BIOS (basic input/output system). This standard was created by over 140 technology companies as part of the UEFI consortium, including Microsoft. It's designed to improve software interoperability and address limitations of BIOS.

    Booting to your BIOS or UEFI firmware settings can sometimes not always be easy to do at boot, and takes time going through Settings.

    This tutorial will show you how to add Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings to the desktop context menu making it easy to directly boot to the UEFI settings of your Windows 10 PC.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove the context menu.
    Note   Note
    When users click/tap on the Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings context menu item, they will be prompted by UAC to approve with administrator rights or credentials, and then see a You're about to be signed out message below before the PC automatically restarts in one minute to boot directly to the PC's UEFI firmware settings.
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    EXAMPLE: "Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings" context menu
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    Here's How:

    1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add "Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings" to Desktop Context Menu

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

    (Top of context menu)
    Add_Boot_to_UEFI_Firmware_Settings_to_TOP_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download

    OR

    (Middle of context menu)
    Add_Boot_to_UEFI_Firmware_Settings_to_MIDDLE_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download

    OR

    (Bottom of context menu)
    Add_Boot_to_UEFI_Firmware_Settings_to_BOTTOM_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download


     3. To Remove "Boot to UEFI Firmware Settings" from Desktop Context Menu

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

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

    Remove_Boot_to_UEFI_Firmware_Settings_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 on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

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


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Posts : 10,273
    Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Pro Insider
       26 Sep 2017 #1

    Great job Shawn. I like it.
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  2. Posts : 27,164
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
    Thread Starter
       26 Sep 2017 #2

      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    26 Sep 2017 #3

    Already posted in the other thread but again thanks. Works like a champ.

    Thanks
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  4. Posts : 27,164
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
    Thread Starter
       26 Sep 2017 #4

    Glad it could help Drew.
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  5. Posts : 11,434
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       26 Sep 2017 #5

    Great stuff
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  6.    27 Sep 2017 #6

    Love this reg mod Shawn !!! Thanks
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  7. Posts : 10,685
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       27 Sep 2017 #7

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Love this reg mod Shawn !!! Thanks
    Great
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       27 Sep 2017 #8

    Good one, Shawn! I tweaked mine just a tad so I would not accidentally click it. Being at the bottom (last entry) is right in with all the stuff I use most often, so I moved it to the top. Could be middle, too.

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  9.    27 Sep 2017 #9

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Good one, Shawn! I tweaked mine just a tad so I would not accidentally click it. Being at the bottom (last entry) is right in with all the stuff I use most often, so I moved it to the top. Could be middle, too.

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    I like your tweak TC ...saved.
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