How to Remove “Compress" and “Burn” from the Contextual Menu

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by Jingol, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. Jingol macrumors member

    Nov 22, 2012

    I know How to Remove Services from the Contextual Menu

    but I would like remove “Compress" and “Burn”, ... contextual menu

    can I ?
  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    Well there is /YourHardDrive/Users/YourUserName/Library/Contextual Menu Items/ and /YourHardDrive/Library/Contextual Menu Items/. Look into both of those locations to see if something you don't want is there, then robot.
  3. Jingol thread starter macrumors member

    Nov 22, 2012
    thanks a lot but I can’ find that path at mavericks ?

    "Go to folder” Command couldn’t find /YourHardDrive/Users/YourUserName/Library/Contextual Menu Items/

    you can ?
  4. DeltaMac macrumors 604


    Jul 30, 2003
    Assuming that's a real question :D

    Change "yourharddrive" and "yourusername", which are placeholders, to whatever is on your own computer.
  5. chrfr macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2009
    It doesn't matter as those commands are not separate contextual menu items and are not removable.
  6. Jingol thread starter macrumors member

    Nov 22, 2012
    Dear DeltaMac I known must change "yourharddrive" , “yourusername” I did !

    /Users/iHamed/Library/Contextual Menu Items/

    /Users/iHamed/Library/Contextual Menu Items/

    didn’t find

    You can find those path at mavericks?

    Attached Files:

  7. Bruno09 macrumors 68020

    Aug 24, 2013
    Far from here
    I don't think your username can be : iHamed (lower case ONLY)

    The name you must use is the one of the home folder.

    It might be : ihamed

    To check the name of the home folder, look at : Macintosh HD/Users/home_folder_name
    (name of the "little house").
  8. chrfr macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2009
    That path doesn't exist by default. As I said in the earlier post, you can't remove "Compress" and "Burn" from the contextual menu; they're not separate files or configured by a preference. They may disappear if you enable Simple Finder in the Parental controls System Preference, but that severely limits the functionality of the computer in general.

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