add " copy to , move to" for context menu

Sunday, September 13, 2009
When you right click on file or folder you will see "send to" in a context menu point to different locations, imagine you want to copy or cut the selected file or folder to another location, then you have to copy the file and go to the target folder and paste the file there, that is a long way, isn't it? but instead of taking long way you can add "copy to , move to" in the context menu that appears in right click, from there you can directly copy or move the selected file with easily, here is how to add "copy to , move to" in the context menu.

Add copy to for context menu
  • Open registry editor
  • Navigate to the key of HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
  • Right click on key, click new key
  • Name it as Copy To
  • Double click to open key and enter value {C2FBB630-2971-11d1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}
Add move to for context menu
  • Open registry editor
  • Navigate to the key of HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
  • Right click on key, click new key
  • Name it as Move To
  • Double click to open key and enter value {C2FBB631-2971-11d1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}
  • Exit the registry editor
Now when you right click on a file or folder, above the send to option are two new options available, they are Copy to Folder and Move to Folder You can copy or move files or folders to other folders with this. right click and select copy to folder or move to folder, then it open small window named as copy items, in there select the location expanding the folder tree and click copy or move.

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