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How to Add a Shortcut to the Send To Menu in Windows Vista

If you find yourself copying files into the same location over and over again, you can save time by adding a shortcut to the right-click Send To menu. By adding a shortcut to the SendTo folder, you can select any item, choose Send To, and your preferred destination will appear on the menu.

1

In Windows Explorer, locate the folder you use as a source location.

For example, to set the Public Documents folder as your location, click Start→Computer. Then, on the left, under Favorite Links, click the Public folder to display the Public Documents folder.

2

Right-click the folder and choose Copy.

If you've already opened the folder, you need to go back up one level and right-click its icon.

3

Right-click the Start button and choose Explore.

That puts you in the Windows Start Menu folder.

4

On the left, under Folders, click the SendTo folder.

It’s located immediately above the Start Menu folder.

5

Right-click a blank spot in the SendTo folder and click Paste Shortcut.

That puts a shortcut to the Public Documents folder inside your SendTo folder.

6

“X” out of both copies of Windows Explorer.

When you right-click a file or folder, your chosen destination appears in the SendTo listing.

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