Are you using Windows 8? One of the most notable changes to the desktop (besides the removal of the Start button) is the inclusion of the Ribbon UI to Windows Explorer.
Unfortunately, the number of options available can prove to be confusing for some users. In addition, almost all of the options are already available through the right click menu, so the ribbon could be seen as a waste of screen real estate.
Want an easy link to the Control Panel from the right-click context menu of Windows Explorer? Or maybe an easy option to move a file to another folder without having to cut and paste?
With Right Click Tweaker, you can add up to 14 different options to the right-click context menus of Windows Explorer:
Are there shortcuts on the left navigation pane of Windows Explorer that you never use?
For example, I almost never click on Network or Homegroup and actually doing so often causes Explorer to freeze while it searches the network. It’s possible to customize individual items within Favorites and Libraries, but by default, its impossible to actually remove entire sections.
Here’s how to customize the shortcuts available.
Are you a Windows user? Do you find the plain white background of Windows Explorer too boring? Want to add a bit of color to Windows Explorer or possibly even have a different color or background for each folder?
With a free utility called Windows 7 Folder Background Changer, you can.
Despite the name, the application works with both Windows Vista and Windows 7. In both systems, the program must be run as an administrator through the right click menu.