Explorer Shell Extension "New"

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Sir Oinksalot, Apr 14, 2002.

  1. I was wondering if anyone knew how to edit what shows up in the shell extension new?

    to clarify the one where you right click say on desktop and select new -> folder ,shortcut, etc etc...
  2. gothic

    gothic LinuXPert

    Cornwall Nr. England
    Most of the items that show up under the 'New' menu item are in the registry under "ShellNew" headings. Example:


    Which is the entry for New winzip file. All of these entries are under their mother applications entry, which means they aren't grouped together in any one place.

    I use a utility called RegCrawler which is a Registry editor / search utility and just enter the search string "ShellNew" which returns ALL the entries, then I edit them as and how I please. Find RegCrawler at:


  3. ok thanks for that
  4. ModestCargo

    ModestCargo Guest

    A much easier way to do this is to download a tweak utility.