Missing Send to DVD or CD when you right click – while you’re fixing this, add SkyDrive to right click

Recently my doc lost the right click send to  CD/DVD option.  Here’s my fix.    Open Computer right-click on your CD/DVD and create shortcut.

This will put a shortcut icon on your desktop.

Click the Windows Orb and type %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo

This will bring up the SendTo folder.

Right click on the shortcut you created on the desktop and select ‘Cut’.   Paste the shortcut into the SendTo folder and rename it if necessary.

Send other items to the right click SendTo menu

We recently featured Microsoft’s SkyDrive in an article giving Microsoft credit for both giving end-users cloud storage and for their slick application.   The app adds a SkyDrive shortcut in Windows Explorer to your computer.  You can copy the SkyDrive ‘shortcut’ and paste it into your SendTo folder, giving you the option to right click and send ‘whatever’ up to your SkyDrive.

SkyDrive pasted into the SendTo folder


About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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