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How to add "copy to" and "move to" to the right click context menu in windows operating systems.

We all know when we right click a file a menu pops up asking us what we would like to do with that file, this menu is called the context menu. The context menu does however have some limitations. For example; If I want to move a folder to a different section on my hard drive, I would first right click the folder and then choose Cut from the options, then I would have to navigate to the section I want to move it to and then paste it as shown in the illustration below.

cut and paste context menu

What if we could eliminate a few steps from the process to speed things up a tad. We could add "copy to" and "move to" to the right click context menu. In order to do this you will need to download my latest registry tweaks I created called copy to and move to. After downloading the files, just double click the files to add them to your registry. When windows asks you if you are sure click on Yes and you are finished.

Go ahead and test it out. Right click a folder or a file and you will now see the options for "copy to" and "move to" as illustrated below.

move to and copy to context menu