We mostly use “Send To” option in our Windows computer to send files from our computer to any removable disk. Isn’t it! But generally (by default), we see only a few options or locations to send files using Send To option.
Some of the prime locations of Send To menu are Desktop, Documents, Removable disk etc. I hope the following screenshot will make you remember these things.
Now, I’m going to tell you the ways by which you’ll be able to add more locations to this “Send to” menu. So, if you wanna send any file from Desktop to Downloads folder or any other folder like Videos etc, then you can directly send it using Sent to menu.
I’ve 2 simple methods to add more locations to Send to menu. So, learn how to add more locations to Send to menu in Windows 7 computer.
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These two methods performs same task but one is temporary method and another is permanent. So, have a look on these two methods:
Method #1: Temporary Method
I called this method temporary because it adds more locations to Send to menu temporarily. For easily understand, have a look on the steps to apply this method.
- Take cursor on the file you want to transfer.
- Now, press and hold Shift button and Right click on that file.
- You’ll see the Send to menu with some extra locations as shown in following picture.
That’s all. So, if you don’t press and hold Shift, these extra locations won’t show off. It means it is temporary method by which you you can add some extra locations to Send to menu temporarily.
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Method #2: Permanent & Flexible Method
This is the permanent method to add more locations to Windows 7 “Send to” menu. Therefore, the addition of extra locations in Send to menu by this method will be permanent and you can send files to these locations anytime without pressing shift.
Have a look on following steps to learn how to add more locations to “Send to” menu in Windows 7 computer permanently:
- Go to location bar of your any Windows Explorer and type in shell:sendto.
- Now, drag and drop any folder to your Send to menu add them inside.
- The locations you’ll drag in the Send to menu will be be shown in the default Send to menu.
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So, in the above steps, I’ve moved E drive and D drive to “Send to” menu to show in the default Send to menu. With this method, you can any additional location to the default Send to menu to send files instantly.