Remove ATI Catalyst item from Desktop context menu?

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Noozer, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. Noozer

    Noozer Guest

    I'm using a ATI Radeon 9550 video card in my MCE computer... For some stupid
    reason, ATI has decided to put a shortcut on the Desktop/Explorer context
    menu. I never use this and want it gone, but there is no option to remove

    Does anyone know how I can remove this from the context menu? Google didn't
    provide anything that applies.

    Noozer, Dec 2, 2005
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    Jaime Guest

    Not familiar with that exact one, but somewhere in the options for the card,
    there should be some setting having to do with "display in system tray",
    "Show for context sensitive menus", blah, blah. In many cases, if you don't
    use the advanced settings, you can remove the helper apps altogether. I
    usually kill these with msconfig. It probably places something in the
    Startup folder or in the Run section of the registry.

    You might also poke around in the Advanced display settings to see if there
    is a tab with some of these options.
    Jaime, Dec 2, 2005
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    xiowan Guest

    Hi Noozer:
    I have the ATI X800XL and I just moved the shortcut for the catalyst to
    the "my documents" folder. Either by dragging it or right clicking it and
    clicking send to my documents. Eventually you will have a folder in "My
    Documents" for "Unused Desktop Shortcuts"'s part of XP and will
    automatically be created the first time it asks you if you want to remove an
    unused icon in the taskbar and you click yes.

    xiowan in tucson
    xiowan, Dec 3, 2005
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    Jason Tsang Guest

    Noozer was talking about the Catalyst entry in desktop context menu (ie when
    you right click the desktop), not the Catalyst CC shortcut on desktop
    Jason Tsang, Dec 3, 2005
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    xiowan Guest

    Hi Mr. Tang:
    OOPS! You're absolutely right! I jumped to the wong conclusion when I
    saw the word "shortcut" lol.

    xiowan in tucson
    xiowan, Dec 3, 2005
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    Noozer Guest

    Thanks VERY much!
    Noozer, Dec 4, 2005
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