Customize the Send To Menu in Windows 10

April 2017

The Send To menu allows you to move files around on your computer. It comes in handy when you need to transfer files to a USB key, sync documents online, burn content to a DVD, or simply share files by email. You simply have to right-click on desired file, select Send To from the contextual menu and choose the desired action.

The Send To menu can be customized to some extent. This guide will teach you how to add custom programs or locations to the Send To menu.

How To Add Items to the Send To Menu

Click on Start > File Explorer. Click on the View tab > Show/Hide and tick the Hidden Items checkbox to enable the display of hidden files and folder.

Next, navigate to: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo.

This folder contains all the programs associated with the Send To menu. To add a new program to the list, you simply have to drag its launcher (program_name.exe) to the Send To folder:

Display the Extended Send To Menu

There's also an Extended Send To menu, which gives you access to additional options. This menu can be triggered by holding down the Shift key (modifier) while opening the Send To menu.

Here's an example of the Send To menu:

Here's an example of Extended Send To menu:

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Published by jak58. Latest update on February 3, 2016 at 06:14 AM by jak58.
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