Tuesday, February 7, 2012

How to Add Recycle Bin, Run, Search and Many Other Useful Shortcuts in My Computer?


How to Add Recycle Bin, Run, Search and Many Other UsefulShortcuts in My Computer?

Todaywe'll learn how to add various useful shortcuts in My Computer window for quick and easier use as shown infollowing screenshot:


1. Type regedit in RUN orstartmenu search box and press Enter. It'll open Registry Editor.
2. Now go to following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace
3. Now we'll need to create a new key under"NameSpace" key. Right-click on"NameSpace" key and select "New -> Key".Now you'll need to set its name to any of the following value mentioned in BOLD:
RecycleBin - {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
Control Panel - {21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}
Run - {2559A1F3-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Search - {2559A1F0-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Flip 3D - {3080F90E-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}
Internet Explorer - {871C5380-42A0-1069-A2EA-08002B30309D}
Administrative Tools - {D20EA4E1-3957-11D2-A40B-0C5020524153}
Network Connections - {7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E}
Printers - {2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}
As shownin following screenshot:

4. That's it. As soon as you set the value inregistry, it'll immediately start showing the item in My Computer.
NOTE: To delete the item from My Computerwindow, simply delete the associated key from registry.
Note: If you want ready-made registry scripts toadd these shortcuts automatically, then download following ZIP file, extract itand run the desired .REG file. It'll automatically add the item in My Computerwindow. An uninstall script is also included in the pack to remove these items.

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