Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Option to run either of two programs connected to shortcut

  1. #1

    Posts : 42
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Option to run either of two programs connected to shortcut

    Is there a way to give myself a pop-up window when I open up a shortcut that gives me an option to run one program or the other? For example, I have two registry cleaning software's installed (PC Tools Registry Mechanic & CCleaner) and I would like to use just one shortcut to combine them some how and the ability to choose which to run.


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64

    You sure can. See here Batch Files - Create a Menu to Execute Commands - Windows 7 Help Forums

    However do you really want a registry cleaner at all let alone two?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Option to run either of two programs connected to shortcut
Related Threads
Hi guys, hope you can help me with this please because I don’t really know what to do to solve it. I have a Vaio running Windows 8.1. but coming with Windows 8 preinstalled. I have recently noticed that most of the programs and apps (Adobe, Realtek, Sony folder, Intel, Avast, Java, Bluetooth…)...
Hi I have been having an issue with my self built system, not sure if it is hard drive, virus or software conflict. 1- A month ago I started experiencing slow start up and afterwards there would be system hangs and the HDD light would be on for a while before system response. 2- Last week...
The Troubleshoot icon that should be under the 'Advanced Startup' Option is missing. System is a new Dell Latitude 10 ST2 Tablet running Windows 8. Have access to 9 other identical tablets, all configured the same and they all have the Troubleshoot Option. Have tried multiple methods of getting...
How to Create a Startup Programs Shortcut in Windows 8 and 8.1 Startup items are the programs, shortcuts, folders, drivers, etc... that are set to run automatically at startup when a user signs in to Windows 8. Startup items can be added by either the programs or drivers you install, or...
Just noticed that most of the programs have vanished in programs and features (control panel). I have around 90 installed programs. The ones that have vanished still work from the quick launch bar but they have also disappeared from the start menu. Have tried a system restore to the only restore...
Does anyone know of why I am not able to choose the underlined letter when hitting alt-x which brings up the quick list of shortcuts? I was able to before and now it no longer allows it. I have to select w/the mouse. No huge deal but want things to be how they were. I 've also tried using Win 8's...
Hi, I used the refresh option because the Win8 apps weren't working. They're working fine after using the refresh option. In the process I lost all the manually installed programs (I knew that would happen, although it wasn't stated very clear). My question: Although the manually installed...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook