Removing "Send to.." function from context

Posted on 2004-11-27
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
You are probably aware of that little annoying function in Windows where, when you right click on a folder, the context menu opens up with "Send to..." and you have by default A:\, Compressed files, Desktop (Create Shortcut) e.t.c
Now, my question, is how do I remove this god forsaken "gift" from Microsoft?
I've been searching the registry for the entries w/o joy. Tried downloading tools i.e Send To Toys but still nothing.
Just note that my mission in life, is not to remove the separate entries, it is to remove the whole function "Send To.."
Any ideas anyone?
Question by:BjornEricsson
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    Accepted Solution

    Of course there is a way to disable it:

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Send To

    That should be "{7BA4C740-9E81-11CF-99D3-00AA004AE837}"
    And everything will work fine.

    Change it to "" and no more Send To.
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    Expert Comment

    Another thing you could do:


    If you change it to that, it will make it easier for you to
    remember how to re-enable it (Remove disabled)
    Adding "DISABLED" to the front will still removed
    Send to, though, it will make it easy to add back
    at any time.
    LVL 34

    Expert Comment

    List244 is right on the money.

    Alternately, you can use ShellExView and disable Send To temporarily.
    (See ShellExView part)
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    Author Comment

    You save my day, thank's for a quick solution regarding this.
    I was about to tear the remains of my hair away.
    LVL 8

    Expert Comment

    Glad to help, though it's not that bad of a feature,
    don't hurt yourself over it lol.

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