"Send To" Command Missing When You Right-Click a File or Folder

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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
Symptoms
When you right-click a file or folder, the Send To command may be missing.
Cause
This issue can occur if the following registry key is damaged or missing:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFileSystemObjects\Shellex\ContexMenuHandlers\Send To
Resolution
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.


To resolve this issue, verify that the "default" value with a data value of "(7BA4C740-9E81-11CF-99D3-00AA004AE837)" exists in the following registry key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFileSystemObjects\Shellex\ContexMenuHandlers\Send To
4.00
Properties

Article ID: 203915 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 05:48:00 - Revision: 2.0

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