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Should I remove ShellMenuView?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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1.30 14.29%
1.21 14.29%
1.20 28.57%
1.15 28.57%
1.12 14.29%

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What is ShellMenuView?  (from NirSoft)

ShellMenuView is a small utility that display the list of static menu items that appeared in the context menu when you right-click a file/folder on Windows Explorer, and allows you to easily disable unwanted menu items.


ShellMenuView is a software program developed by NirSoft. The most common release is 1.20, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named shmnview.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 89% of users of ShellMenuView come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/shell_menu_view.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NirSoft\ShellMenuView
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\ZipInstaller.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\ShellMenuView\uninst1~.nsu"

Program filesFiles installed by ShellMenuView

Program executable:shmnview.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\NirSoft\ShellMenuView\shmnview.exe

How do I remove ShellMenuView?

You can uninstall ShellMenuView from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ShellMenuView, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ShellMenuView.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 14%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  Thailand 5.56%
  Australia 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Intel 14.29%
Alienware 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
Dell Vostro V131 20.00%
HP-Pavilion RN663AA-ABA a... 20.00%
HP ENVY dv4 Notebook PC ... 20.00%
Dell Studio 1735 20.00%
Alienware Aurora-R3 20.00%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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