How to Add or Remove “Copy To folder” and “Move To folder” Context Menu in Windows 11

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When you long-press or right-click the chosen files and folders and then click/tap Copy to folder, the files and folders are instantly copied to the destination of your choice. When you long-press or right-click on your chosen files and folders and then click/tap Move to Folder, it will quickly remove things from their current position and move them to the destination of your choice. In Windows 11, this tutorial will show you how to add or remove Copy to Folder and Move to Folder from the context menu for all users.

How to add or remove “Move to folder” from context menu in Windows 11/10

To add the “Move to Folder” option to the context menu, please follow the steps below.

  • Press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard to open the Run box.
  • In the Run box, type regedit and press Enter from the keyboard to open the Registry Editor window.
  • In the Registry Editor window, browse or search for the following key in the left sidebar.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAllFilesystemObjectsshellexContextMenuHandlers

  • Next, right-click on the ContextMenuHandlers folder and select the New > Key option. Name it Move to Folder.
  • On the opposite side of “Move to folder”, you will see a (default) string. Double click modify and then enter the following.

{C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

  • Then click OK.
  • You will see the “Move to Folder” option in the classic context menu when you complete the steps above.
  • If you want to remove the “Move to folder” option from the context menu, navigate to the following key in the registry editor.

ComputerHKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAllFilesystemObjectsshellexContextMenuHandlersMove to folder

  • Then right click on “Move to folder” and select the Delete option. Click Yes to confirm.

How to add or remove “Copy to folder” from context menu in Windows 11/10

To add the “Move to Folder” option to the context menu, please follow the steps below.

  • Press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard to open the Run box.
  • In the Run box, type regedit and press Enter from the keyboard to open the Registry Editor window.
  • In the Registry Editor window, browse or search for the following key in the left sidebar.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAllFilesystemObjectsshellexContextMenuHandlers

  • Next, right-click on the ContextMenuHandlers folder and select the New > Key option. Name it Copy to Folder.
  • On the opposite side of “Copy to folder”, you will see a (default) string. Double click modify and then enter the following value.

{C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

  • Click OK to save your changes.
  • Once you complete the above steps, “Copy to Folder” will appear in the classic context menu.
  • In the future, if you no longer need the “Copy to folder” option in the classic context menu, navigate to the following key in the registry editor.

ComputerHKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAllFilesystemObjectsshellexContextMenuHandlersCopy to folder

  • Then right-click on the “Copy to folder” key and select the Delete option. When prompted, click the Yes button.

How to use the “Move to folder” and “Copy to folder” options?

To use the “Move to folder” and “Copy to folder” options, follow these steps.

  • Right-click the files/folders and select Show more options (if you’re using Windows 11) from the context menu.
  • In the classic context menu, select the desired option “Copy to folder” or “Move to folder”.
  • Select the destination location and click the Copy/Move button.

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