Windows Send To Shortcut

When I am in Windows Explorer and I right click on a file that I wish to send to a mail recipient, I find that the "mail Recipient" shortcut is missing. How do I get that shortcut back into the "Send To' File. I use Out- Look Express 5.0
SpucktelloAsked:
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1cellCommented:
The Send To menu is simply a directory on your hard disk (usually C:\Windows\SendTo). Just drag-drop any folders,
programs, or drive icons into this folder to add their shortcuts to the Send To menu.  
                   
Hint: if you drag a shortcut for the Send To folder into the Send To folder itself, it makes it easy to add new objects later on!
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SpucktelloAuthor Commented:
Where do I get the "Mail Recipient" short cut that I am to drag and drop. That's the problem. I can find it in Office 97, but it will not allow dragging or copying. A search of my PC does not locate that shortcut any where else. I know what to do if I can find it in my PC.
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1cellCommented:
ok, sorry for posting an answer, thought that was what you wanted.  give me a minute
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1cellCommented:
hmmm. I'm stumped, I'm thinking though that this is an installation option.  OE knows nothing about it and since I use Outlook instead of Outlook Express, I can't tell you the exact file.  The one for Outlook is actually a MAPI file.  Might be the same for Outlook Express.

If all else fails, try reinstalling Outlook Express and look for the option.

Again, sorry for posting as an answer above.
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larrypaloozaCommented:
try running TweakUI from control panel.  Look for a send to option in there.  Good Luck.  (am at work on a Wun95 so I can't check on that 4 ya.)
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SpucktelloAuthor Commented:
What in the cat hair is TweakUI....even better, where is it in Control Panel.I'm sorry....I'm still learning
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MrbreezeCommented:
1cell is correct that it is a MAPI file. Whether it is installed by Outlook Express or Windows I am not sure. I could send you the file to put in your folder but it may have to be in the registry. You could try putting it in the Send To folder, rebooting the computer and it may self register. If not as 1cell suggested, try reinstalling Outlook Express or even Windows. There is no option for it in TweakUI which is an add-on that comes with the Windows 98 CD and allows you to mess around with a bunch of stuff, some of which could get you into a lot of trouble if your not careful.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Here ya go Spucktello!

You will need to create a "Mail Recipient.MAPIMail" file in the SendTo folder. Try the following steps.
 
1. Click Start, point to Programs, and then click Windows Explorer.
 
2. Navigate to the Windows\SendTo folder.
 
3. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Text Document. Name the document "Mail Recipient.MAPIMail" (without quotation marks).
 
4. When you are prompted to verify that you want to change the file name and its extension, click Yes.
 
5. Quit Windows Explorer.

Dennis
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1cellCommented:
that's it? just a blank text file?!  i gotta learn linux!
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dew_associatesCommented:
ROFLMAO!
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MrbreezeCommented:
I tried it and wasn't prompted to verify anything. When I tried to use it to Send To it didn't open my mail client, did I miss something?
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dew_associatesCommented:
Mbreeze, do you already have a MailTo in the send to folder? If so, it won't work. BTW: You also need a Mapi client as well. I just tried it again and it work fine if you follow the instructions.
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SpucktelloAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys. I sincerely appreciate your help.I am forever an EE fan
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dew_associatesCommented:
Glad you're all set!
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MrbreezeCommented:
Spucktello glad to see you got it fixed.     Dennis..No I moved it out before trying it but it doesn't work for me. My default one is called Mail Recipient.MAPIMail so I don't know but glad to see it helped anyway  Mrbreeze
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