How To Add ‘Insert’ Option To CD Drive Context Menu

Context Menu’s are Menus which are specifically allotted for a particular application. In other words they are the menus which will be opened when you right click a particular application. You ca tweak the context menus by simple registry hacks. In this tutorial we are adding an Insert option in the CD Drive’s Context Menu which can be used to open the CD drive to Insert the CD. Here is the step-by-step procedure:

1. Download the file from, extract it and copy the DLL file to the %windir%\System32 folder.

2. Copy the following code into Notepad:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

@=”CDEject Context Menu Shell



3. Save the file with any name, but the extension must be .reg.

4. Run the file; it’ll ask for permission. Grant it.

5. You’ll now get the Insert option in the CD drive context menu!

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September 7, 2008 by: Prasanth Chandra

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