Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Disable the “Send To” Folder on the Windows Explorer

The “Send to” folder in the Windows Vista is very helpful to send the files to other locations but not for all.for those who are not using the “send to” folder menu, you can disable it by the following way. To do this,

1. Open “regedit.exe” through the start menu search box.
2. Navigate to the following key.
3. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Send To.
4. Find the (Default) value on the right.
5. Double-click on it
6. Remove the text from the value by leaving it blank.
7. You can see the change immediately.

In order to Restore the Send To Menu,

1. Do the above steps from “step 1 to step 5“.
2. Write the below numbers in the box.
3. {7BA4C740-9E81-11CF-99D3-00AA004AE837}
4. Press “ok“to save it.