An older but useful context menu options of Windows Explorer, “Copy To Folder” and “Move To Folder” can be added by this easy Registry Hack.

If you are missing some sort of File and Folders Tasks in Windows 7. It may be find interest to you. Its a hidden functionality of Windows Explorer enables to Copy or Move Files and Folders to a particular folder, by right click on Files and Folders.

How To:

1. Run Registry Editor and navigate to: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

2. Now right click and choose New >> Key option to create a sub key called {C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13} to add “Copy To Folder” and create another one called {C2FBB631-2971-11d1-A18C-00C04FD75D13} to add “Move To Folder”


3. Now when you right click on any file or folder, you will get the following options:

Copy To Folder and Move To Folder Context Menu added

That’s it !

Applies To:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7

2 responses to “Add “Copy To Folder” and “Move To Folder” to Windows 7/Vista Right Click Context Menu”

  1. Robert Pendell Avatar
    Robert Pendell

    Please note that these items were never designed to be added to the context menu. You may get some unexpected behavior in some programs and tasks when you do this change.

  2. leofelix Avatar

    Thank you Ramesh Kumar,
    it works great:-)
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

    Once again thank you


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