Oct 3 2007

Add Items To Your SendTo Menu In Vista

In Xp it was easy to add items to your SendTo menu, but if you try to navigate to your Documents and settings folder in Vista you will get the dreaded error.

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The correct path is to use is. C:UsersUsernameAppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsSendTo. Username will be your actual username

So here’s how to add a folder to your SendTo Menu.

  1. Open an Explorer window.
  2. Navigate to C:UsersUsernameAppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsSendTo.
  3. In the left hand pane right click and drag the folder you want to appear in the SendTo menu to the right hand pane, let go and choose Create a shortcut here. And your finished.

The SendTo menu before.

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The SendTo Menu after.

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To see Screen shots for the process, Click the Read the rest of this entry link.

1. Open an Explorer window.

2. Navigate to C:UsersUsernameAppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsSendTo. Username will be your actual username

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3. In the left hand pane right click and drag the folder you want to appear in the SendTo menu to the right hand pane, let go and choose Create a shortcut here. And your finished.

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Right click menu after adding the Hurricane folder.

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    1. munk said:

      mam oh man you are the man i have ask 15 diff. help ? list . from windows to micr.s they all said something like you are to tech. or put in simpler words and i would only ask something like how to change
      ( send to ) menu simple right like isaid you the man i can barely type
      and dont know alot of terms and getting alot better thank to simple minded people like you agian thanks my bookmarks is full of your easy
      to understand tips how to and more kevin kevin he is the man may your computer always be lighting fast and your montor be bright and colorful

      munk

      December 15th, 2008 at 1:14 am
    2. Kevin said:

      @ munk, glad it helped and thanks for visiting.
      Kevin.

      December 15th, 2008 at 6:30 am

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