Customize the Send to Menu in Windows 7

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Steps

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    To start, we right-click on the "New Text Document" on the desktop
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    Then, hover the mouse over the "Send to" menu
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    We will see several paths where Windows 7 can send this file. We can add an option manually to this list.
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    To do so, we need to open the File Explorer
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    Open "Computer" by double-clicking the icon on the desktop.
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    In the address bar, we need to write, "shell:sendto"
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    Now hit "Enter". We'll be in the "Send to" menu.
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    To add a folder here, we need to first access a folder
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    Let's use this "VisiHow" folder.
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    Now, we can drop our shortcut here
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    To drop our shortcut, we need to press and hold the "VisiHow" folder, and then drag it to the left window. Do not let go of the mouse button.
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    We need to first press the "Alt" key, on the keyboard
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    Release both the mouse, and the keyboard buttons.
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    The "VisiHow - Shortcut" folder has been added
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    We can rename it
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    For example, let's remove "- Shortcut".
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    Now, if we right-click on the "New Text Document" on the desktop, and hover the mouse over "Send to", we will see that there is a new path added to this menu
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    It is "VisiHow".
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    If we click it, and then double-click the "VisiHow" folder, we will see that the "New Text Document" has been sent to this folder
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to customize the "Send to" menu on Windows 7 computers
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the "Comments" section below.
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Recent edits by: Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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