Microsoft KB Archive/253869

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QuickView Command Is Missing from Context Menu for Files


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition


After you install or upgrade to Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me), the QuickView command may be missing from the context menu when you right-click a file.


QuickView is not an installable option for Windows 2000 or Windows Me, and the QuickView command is removed from the context menu on upgrades.


QuickView is available as a third-party add-on product.


All single-user QuickView Plus sales and support is now being handled by JASC Corporation. E-mail them at with any sales inquiries. E-mail them at with any support inquiries.

Inso Corporation continues to handle QuickView Plus for the large corporate customer. If your QuickView Plus license is for 1,000 or more copies, contact Inso sales at

The third-party contact information included in this article is provided to help you find the technical support you need. This contact information is subject to change without notice. Microsoft in no way guarantees the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

A tool (Depends.exe) is available in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit to view the DLL dependencies for executable files. See the Windows 2000 Resource Kit for more detailed information about this tool.


This behavior is by design.

Additional query words: sp4

Keywords : kbtool kbui KBW2KHOME
Issue type : kbprb
Technology : kbwin2000AdvServ kbwin2000AdvServSearch kbwin2000DataServ kbwin2000DataServSearch kbwin2000Serv kbwin2000ServSearch kbwin2000Search kbwin2000ProSearch kbwin2000Pro kbWinMEsearch kbWinAdvServSearch kbWinDataServSearch kbWinME

Last Reviewed: June 3, 2001
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