Here at geek central, we’re in the business of making things as easy as possible. There’s a registry hack for Windows that will let you add a Copy To Folder or Move To Folder to the right-click menu, which can be very useful when you want to move a file but don’t have the other folder open already.
Right-click on a file:
And up pops a nice dialog that you can use to easily drop a file into the right directory.
Just download, unzip, and double-click on the registry files. You can choose to use the copy to, move to, or both.
Note: We’ve written about the manual way to do this before. This tip has been around for many years and also works on Windows XP.
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- Published 07/23/07