Windows 7 Secret Send To Menu
- Posted: Aug 26, 2009 at 7:39AM
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The How-to-Geek stumbled across a hidden menu in the beta version of Windows 7: the expanded “Send To” menu. As you already know, when you right-click on any item, one of the options that displays is the “Send To” menu. In Windows 7, you can choose to send that item to a Compressed (Zipped) Folder, your Desktop (create shortcut), Fax or Mail Recipients, or to your CD/DVD drive. However, when you hold down the SHIFT key and right-click, a whole new menu appears with a lot more options.
The expanded menu includes all of your User folders like Contacts, Desktop, Downloads, Favorites, Links, My Documents, My Music, My Pictures, My Videos, Saved Games, and Searches.
Here’s an extra tip, too: to add any items to your regular “Send To” menu, type shell:sendto and then drag shortcuts to the folder which appears.