When you hit the Win+X keys simultaneously on your keyboard, a Quick Link menu Is displayed, that contains quite a few shortcuts such as (but not limited to) Task Manager, Command Prompt, Device Manager etc. This actually originates from the Windows 10 Start Button, and Is a very useful tool to have at your fingertips. As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to add the Win+X Quick Link menu, In the form of a Classic menu to the right-click of the mouse.
Before I begin, here's what I'm referring to. Press the Win+X keys at the same time, and you will see the Quick Link menu Instantly popup as per the Image below.
Without question, It's menu options are very beneficial to have readily available with a click of the mouse, In this case, by right-clicking on a blank area on your desktop.
I will demonstrate how this Is achieved, by using a neat little Registry file that will automatically add the entries to the Windows Registry. All that's required on your part, Is to execute the file and follow a couple of prompts. I have provided the download links to the Registry files, at the end of this article. So let's get this tutorial started.
Once you've downloaded the file, extract It's contents to a folder of your choice, and then double-click the Add Menu.reg file. It will ask whether to add the entries to the Registry, so hit Yes.
A message will be returned, confirming that the entries have been successfully added to the Registry. Hit OK to finalize the process.
I've now right-clicked on a blank area on my desktop, and as you can see, the Win+X Classic Menu has been applied, Inclusive of It's respective options. I can access any of these, with a click of the mouse.
If you change your mind and wish to remove the Win+X Classic Menu, simply double-click the Remove menu.reg file and hit Yes. Your right-click context menu, will now be back to It's original state.
There are so many computing tasks that require attention to detail, and the less you have to think about and do, the more focused you become on those that really matter. Having the simplicity to locate settings via a right-click of the mouse, Is certainly welcomed by all types of computational users. Be sure to apply the Win+X Classic Menu- you will not be disappointed.
Use any of the links below, to download the aforementioned Registry files.
Direct Link Mega:
Direct Link AnonFiles:
Direct Link Mediafire:
Direct Link Solidfiles:
Direct Link Sabercathost:
Direct Link Uploadfiles: