Add Quick Launch to Send to Context Menu in Windows 10

    Add Quick Launch to Send to Context Menu in Windows 10

    How to Add or Remove Quick Launch from Send to Context Menu in Windows 10
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    09 Mar 2017
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    How to Add or Remove Quick Launch from Send to Context Menu in Windows 10

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    The Quick Launch toolbar is located on the taskbar when added, and is a convenient way to open programs. You can add or remove shortcuts in the Quick Launch folder so that you have easy access to items from the Quick Launch toolbar that you frequently use.

    You can also right click or press and hold on a file or folder, press and hold the Shift key, click/tap on Send to, and click/tap on a drive or folder in the menu to move the file or folder to that location instead of copying it.

    If you added Quick Launch as a toolbar on your taskbar, then the Send to context menu will make moving or sending a copy of items you want to Quick Launch easier.

    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Quick Launch from the Send to context menu of your user account in Windows 10.


    EXAMPLE: Send to -> Quick Launch context menu
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    Here's How:

    1. Open File Explorer, type shell:sendto into the address bar, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

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    2. Right click or press and hold on an empty area in the SendTo folder, click/tap on New, and click/tap on Shortcut. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Copy and paste the location below into the Create Shortcut location field, and click/tap Next. (see screenshot below)

    %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

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    4. Leave the name Quick Launch, or type a name you want instead, and click/tap on Finish. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Quick Launch is now added to Send to.

    Note   Note
    To remove Quick Launch from the Send to context menu, you would just need to delete the Quick Launch shortcut in the SendTo folder below.


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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    09 Nov 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
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    Windows 10x64

    Hi, Brink. In my case it coping file to Quick Launch, did no create shortcut
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  2.    09 Nov 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,641
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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    Hello ExaFlop, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Did using Send To -> Quick Launch place a copy of the file in your Quick Launch folder below?

    %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
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  3.    10 Nov 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10x64

    Yes, Brink.
    Yes, when I create Quicklaunch shortcut in SendTo folder, each item send to Quick Launch is copied, not linked.
    Last edited by Brink; 10 Nov 2016 at 07:24. Reason: Removed broken link
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  4.    10 Nov 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,641
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
    Thread Starter

    Correct. "Send to" sends a copy of the selected file(s) to the selected location by design.
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