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7/15/09

COPY TO FOLDER or MOVE TO FOLDER WITH RIGHT CLICK


This is a Tip that is an invaluable time saver. How many times have you download a file, fax etc or copied something to your desktop and then wanted to move it or copy it to another folder-Me ? A gazillion

A hidden functionality in Windows allows you to right click on a file, select Copy To Folder or Move To Folder, and the move to box will pop up and let you choose a location to either copy or move the file or folder to.

PLease before you attempt this easy Registry Hack or any Registry change BACK UP YOUR RTEGISTRY

Here’s the quick registry hack to get this working. As usual, back up your registry just in case. You will want to browse down to this key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

Once you are at that key, right click and choose the New Key option:

Now you will double-click on the (Default) value and enter the following:


{C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Click OK and continue.

If you want to enable Move To, you will repeat the same steps, except creating a new key named Move To, and using this value:


{C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Now when you right click on a file or folder, you should see the following options: As shown in the Picture:

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