"Send to" locks up Windows Explorer

Posted on 2006-04-23
Last Modified: 2008-02-20
In XP Pro, when I am in Windows Explorer and right-click on a file or folder and put my mouse pointer on the "Send to" option, the process locks up.  This window no longer responds. Any ideas?

Question by:msibley
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    Expert Comment

    The probable cause that the path of the Send to item you selected is
    incorrect and it cannot find it. Rightclick the place where you want to
    send it to is correct. Look under target or location in its Properties.
    Go here and
    scroll down to "Send To X" Fix and click on the SendTo repair for Windows XP.
    Registry Patches

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    Accepted Solution

    Likely the result of last weeks Windows Updates . .

    Follow the instructions in the following link to fix the problem.

    Author Comment


    Bingo.  It was the Windows update.  I fixed it by following the instructions on the link you provided or making the registry edit.

    BTW, Asim, I'd tried your suggestion, but it did not fix the problem.  It was the update that caused the problem.


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    Well done!
    LVL 9

    Expert Comment

    Glad it worked out for you

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