Add Copy To / Move To on Windows 7 or Vista Right-Click Menu

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:

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And up pops a nice dialog that you can use to easily drop a file into the right directory.

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Install

Just download, unzip, and double-click on the registry files. You can choose to use the copy to, move to, or both.

Download Copy To / Move To Registry Tweak 

 

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.

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 07/23/07
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