Repair Sent To option disappeared on right click in windows

by Rohit Khurana on June 17, 2008



We have just received a problem in which reader says: “There is no ‘Send To’ option on the right click menu of any file!”.


This is a very common problem occurs in most of the system which got infected with some viruses in the pen drive which corrupt the right click menu of windows explorer.


Let’s see how can we fix this


This problem can be easily solved by running a simple command at the run prompt in windows.


Open Start >> Run and type “Regsvr32 /i Shell32.dll” ( without double quotes )

If the command is successfully completed, you will get a message box saying DllRegisterServer and DllInstall in Shell32.dll succeeded as shown in the image below.





If the above method does not work for you try this registry entry given below.



Copy the text above and paste it into empty new notepad and save the file as .reg file, double click on the file to merge it into windows registry.


We hope the solution provided above will help you fix the problem.

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Aseem Kishore June 19, 2008 at 12:33 pm

Hey great guide…thanks for the info! Also you may want to write about how to speed up the Send To menu.

abhishek June 20, 2008 at 4:05 am

@aseem – cool idea, we hope you like that too

riyadh February 21, 2009 at 10:44 am

it was really awesome ….i was frightend to a extent that i should re-install my OS……thanx dude

sandeep May 23, 2009 at 1:29 pm

omg…thanks a lot…i was like too tensed wheni found out that my send to option went missin….this article helped me out….good work

bane May 24, 2010 at 7:01 pm

Help me i have send to option in right click but it dident work system did not respond.

ali December 25, 2010 at 8:02 pm

thanx very much , it solved my problem. i have been searching it for a long time.

Sunny May 26, 2011 at 1:33 pm

No worked for me
In Win7 there is no options in Sendto(right click), its shows only fax recipent

albert June 19, 2011 at 8:46 am

wow! thanks for this article! great help!

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