How can I add a Copy to Folder option to the context menu?

A. Its possible to add a context menu option to copy a file to a folder by adding the following registry key:

  1. Start the registry editor (Regedit.exe)
  2. Move to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
  3. From the Edit menu select New - Key
  4. Enter a name of 'Copy To' (don't type the quotes) and press Enter
  5. Move to the 'Copy To' :-) key and double click on the (Default) value
  6. Set to \{C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13\}. Click OK
  7. Close the registry editor
  8. Restart Explorer for the change to take effect (you don't need to reboot)

If you now right click on a file/folder an option to copy to folder will be listed.

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Click here to download a reg file which makes the change automatically.


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