When you hold shift key from keyboard and right click on any item in Microsoft Windows 7, the option Open in new process comes in right click context menu; which, unlike Open in new window, does not comes with a normal (that is without holding the Shift key from keyboard) right click.
In this tutorial, we will provide you a required Windows 7 registry trick, so that, Open in new process option will come to your right click context menu, without holding the shift key.
This is a normal right click under Windows 7 explorer without holding the Shift key, so Open in new process option is absent in right click context menu:
This is a right click under Windows 7 explorer while holding the Shift key, so Open in new process option is present in right click context menu:
Now, to create the required registry file, open Notepad, write down the following lines:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Save the file from Notepad’s File > Save menu with any name you like, say Add open in new process.reg and do not forget to change the file type to All files from Text documents from drop down menu:
Thus the required registry file has been created. Just double click to run the file and accept all the security warnings and open in new process option will come to your Windows 7 right click context menu, without holding the shift key.
How to remove this option or revert to default?
Very easy. Just create a registry file with notepad again, just add a minus sign before the HKEY starts; i.e. [-HKEY_CLASS… keep others as before. Save the file like above and run it and you will get rid of the option.
Here are both registry files for your convenience, just click to download and use them.