Applications such as WinZip add new items to
Explorer's File and context menus for all files and folders on the system. Although
WinZip uses Shell Extensions to achieve this, it is much easier to do using verbs.
This article demonstrates how to use the .NET Registry classes to add new shortcut
verbs for all files and/or all folders. You may find the Touch utility provided in
the demonstration is quite useful too!
Last Updated: 5 April 2003