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[Solved] How to Add “Move to” and “Copy to” Options in Context Menu of Windows 10

This article will show you how to add additional options for “Move to” and “Copy to” in Context Menu (right-click menu) of Windows 10 via registry editor.

[Solved] How to Add "Move to" and "Copy to" Options in Context Menu of Windows 10

[Solved] How to Add “Move to” and “Copy to” Options in Context Menu of Windows 10


Step 1: Press Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.

Step 2: Type regedit in the Run box and then press Enter.

Step 3: Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

Step 4: Right-click ContextMenuHandlers then select New > Key from the pop-up menu.

Step 5: Name the new key as Move to then press Enter.

Step 6: Double-click (Default) at the right pane, paste the following string into the Value Data field then press Enter:
{C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Add Move to option into context menu in Windows 10

Add Move to option into context menu in Windows 10

Step 7: Right-click ContextMenuHandlers then select New > Key from the pop-up menu.

Step 8: Name the new key as Copy to then press Enter.

Step 9: Double-click (Default) at the right pane, paste the following string into the Value Data field then press Enter:
{C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Add Copy to option into context menu in Windows 10

Add Copy to option into context menu in Windows 10

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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