How To Disable the “Send To” Folder on the Windows Explorer Context Menu

By 13/02/2012How To

Hello lovely people šŸ˜‰

I have been asked by some readers if it is possibleĀ to disable the *Send To* folder?Ā  The answer is, yes with a trick a or two.Ā In this computer repairs blog we will talk aboutĀ using (as always) a registry hack to disable the Send To folder.

How To Disable the "Send To" Folder on the Windows Explorer Context Menu 1

Using a Manual Registry Hack

Through the start menu search or run box open up regedit.exe and navigate down to the following key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAllFilesystemObjectsshellexContextMenuHandlersSend To

How To Disable the "Send To" Folder on the Windows Explorer Context Menu 2

Find the (Default) value on the left, double-click on it and remove the text from the value, leaving it blank. The change will be immediate.

Restore Send to Menu

Change the value of the registry key back to this:

{7BA4C740-9E81-11CF-99D3-00AA004AE837}

Download Registry Hack

Just extract the Disable Send To Registry Hack and double-click on the DisableSendTo.reg file to enter the information into the registry. To restore, use the RestoreSendTo.reg file instead.

Download DisableSendTo Registry Hack (LINK)

Over and out

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