LKBEN10633: Howto disable the send to context menu in Windows explorer


This can be done by configuration


You do not want the "Send to" menu to be available to users


This can be done by changing the registry. You can copy and past the following to a regfile and import it into the registry: (it will delete a key with subkey in the registry)

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Send To]

You can also navigate to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Send To] and delete the key with its content. This is the same as the above registry file.


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.