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Easy Context Menu

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 3/16/2018.

Easy Context Menu (ECM) lets you add a variety of useful commands and tweaks to the Desktop, My Computer, Drives, File and Folder right-click context menus. This enables you to access the most used Windows components quickly and easily. Simply check the box next to the items you wish to add. Once added, just right click and the select the component shortcut to launch it. Easy Context Menu is both portable and freeware.

To install Easy Context Menu, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ecm --version

To upgrade Easy Context Menu, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ecm --version


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'ecm'
    $url32       = ''
    $checksum32  = 'e5078e1d662b007267488048f47b242ee9e93ad3ca2b117641f2c90167998591'
    $toolsPath   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $options =
      Headers = @{
        'GET' = ' HTTP/1.1'
        'Accept' = 'text/html, application/xhtml+xml, image/jxr, */*'
        'Referer'= ''
        'Accept-Language'= 'de-DE,de;q=0.5'
        'User-Agent' = 'Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko'
        'Accept-Encoding' = 'gzip, deflate'
        'Pragma' = 'no-cache'
        'DNT' = '1'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      url            = $url32
      checksum       = $checksum32
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation  = $toolsPath
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs -options $options
    $FileFullPath = get-childitem $toolsPath -Recurse -Filter "EcMenu*" -include *.exe | select -First 2
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($bits -eq 64)
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Easy Context Menu.lnk" $FileFullPath[1]
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Easy Context Menu.lnk" $FileFullPath[0]
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $icon_name = (Get-ChildItem "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" -Filter "Easy Context Menu.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).FullName
    Remove-Item $icon_name -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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Version Downloads Last updated Status
Easy Context Menu 150 Friday, April 12, 2019 approved
Easy Context Menu 387 Friday, July 13, 2018 approved
Easy Context Menu 215 Saturday, March 31, 2018 approved
Easy Context Menu 195 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 approved
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