disable explorer integration

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How do I disable Snagit Windows Explorer context menu integration in SnagIt 2018?
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toby

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Posted 10 months ago

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Paul

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Please could you explain a little more?  I don't understand what you mean.
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Rick Stone

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Heya Paul

When you are looking at image files via the Windows File Explorer, you may right-click them and see options via the context menu.



I'm guessing that they don't wish to see anything SnagIt related when the open the context menu.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Rick Grunwald

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I leave it as it is small Programs like ACDSEE shit all over the context menu in huge amount and support tells me "it cannot be removed". They actually go out of their way to hide them so you have to accept 4,5,6 of their entries clogging your system
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Paul

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Oh those!  Don't even see them anymore especially when they do things like offer to cast a PNG file to my music system

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Rick Grunwald

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IF you want snagit out of the context menu, BACK UP THIS KEY then delete it and see if that works. If not you can just double click the exported key to get it back into the registry I don't see any way to do this via the  GUI
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{CF74B903-3389-469c-B3B6-0204D204FCBD}
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toby

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Thanks for your help everyone!  

I have to admit that I was expecting a simpler answer as most programs that integrate with explorer offer a settings option to disable the integration.  I am a little disappointed that SnagIt does not offer this and I think it would be a great feature for the next version.

Investigating further, I found that if I "Modify" the SnagIt installation, I have the option to remove the integration.  Note that the repair option does not provide the menu below.



Thanks again,

Toby
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Rick Grunwald

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+1 Here. I like the way WINRAR does it. Not only can you choose whether or not to integrate, you can choose WHAT gets integrated and whether the items are on the context menu or  cascaded under one entry.

IF you need to clean up your system, Nirsoft has a lot of utilities that will do that easily. If you get the windows control center (Free and optionally portable) it will get all the Nirsoft, Microsoft and other utils and keep them updated
http://www.kls-soft.com/wscc/index.php

These utilities WILL TRIP OFF YOUR VIRUS SCANNER mainly because it includes  things that will recover passwords, product keys and more. They are safe
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Joe Morgan

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Yeah toby ,

 Most people don't chose "Custom Install" when they install their software.
They just go the "Express" route and get stuck with every little feature imaginable and some undesirable ones as well.
But unless your really apprised as to what you should be excluding. Custom installs can work against you.

Regards,Joe