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Hello: I have Win 7 Home Premium,and would like to add a print command to the right click drop down menu.Is that possible? Thanks!

Hello Michael

You should be aware of the quick keyboard command which is ctrl-p as this invokes the print manager pretty much from wherever you are. Alternatively by right clicking on the section you want to print will normally bring up the print option in the menu if it is available. You can also drag your mouse over to highlight the section you want to print, then RIGHT CLICK anywhere within the area you have highlighted and choose PRINT.. when the print manager opens you can then choose to print the highlighted area only.

As for actually adding anything you want to the right click context menu, the easiest way is to install a 3rd party program otherwise you need to edit the registry and this is never a good idea since it is too easy to make a mistake and screw something else up.

I suggest the following:

Hope this helps.


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