After writing the article about adding Notepad to the context menu I noticed all the comments from users that prefer to use a shortcut in the Send To menu, which got me thinking… I wonder if you can disable the Send To folder?
Of course you can easily disable it… naturally it’s a registry hack, so standard disclaimers apply.
Manual Registry Hack
Open up regedit.exe through the start menu search or run box, and then navigate down to the following key:
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:
Download Registry Hack
Just extract and double-click on the DisableSendTo.reg file to enter the information into the registry. To restore, use the RestoreSendTo.reg file instead.
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- Published 02/6/08