Windows has context menu options “Pin to Start Menu” and “Pin to Taskbar” or “Add to Quick Launch” for executable files only while holding Shift key with Right Click. This registry tweak allows you to get the same to Folders’ context menu.

How To:

1. Run Registry Editor
2. Navigate to: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
3. Create a new key and set name is {a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c8}
4. Press F5 to refresh the explorer and commit changes.

Applies To:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows XP

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