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Restarting Explorer.exe from context menu – Refresh Workspace

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In order to restart the explorer.exe in a user friendly fashion the idea was born to arrange this from the desktop context menu. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\Refresh Workspace] @=”Refresh Workspace” “Position”=”Bottom” “Icon”=”%systemroot%\\system32\\SHELL32.dll,238” “MUIVerb”=”Refresh Workspace” [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\Refresh Workspace\command] @=”cmd.exe /c taskkill /f /im explorer.exe & start explorer.exe”