Wednesday, January 26

Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder in the Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder in the Context Menu in Windows 10: Certain functions in Windows are used more frequently than others such as Cut, Copy & Paste, therefore, in this tutorial we are going to see how you can add the commands “Copy To Folder” and “Move To Folder” in the Context Menu of the File Explorer in Windows 10. While these commands are already available in the Ribbon menu in File Explorer but it is useful to have them directly in the right-click menu.

Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder in the Context Menu in Windows 10

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1.Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.

2.Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

3.Right-click on ContextMenuHandlers then select New > Key.

4.To add “Move to Folder” command in the right-click context menu, name this key as {C2FBB631-2971-11d1-A18C-00C04FD75D13} and hit Enter.

5.Similarly, again right-click on ContextMenuHandlers and select New > Key.

6.To add “Copy to Folder” command in the context menu, name this key as {C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13} and click OK.

7.Close Registry Editor then reboot your PC to save changes.

9.Now select one or more files then right-click and from the context menu, you can easily select Copy To or Move To commands.

Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder in the Context Menu using Registry File

For easier access, you can download these registry files to add or remove the “Copy to Folder” and “Move to Folder”. But for some reason you don’t trust these registry files then you can easily use the below method to create these files for you.

1.Open Notepad then copy & paste the below text as it is in the notepad file:

2.Click on File then select “Save as” and name this file as “Add_CopyTo.reg” (.reg extension is very important).

3.Right-click on “Add_CopyTo.reg” then select Run as Administrator.

4.Click Yes to continue and then select One or more file then right-click and from the context menu you can easily select Copy To or Move To commands.

5.If in future, you need to remove these commands then again open notepad and copy & paste the following:

6.Save this file with the name “Remove_CopyTo.reg” then right-click on it and select Run as Administrator.

7.Click Yes to continue and “Copy To Folder” & “Move to Folder” commands will be removed from right-click context menu.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder in the Context Menu in Windows 10 but if you still have any queries regarding this tutorial then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.