Add Send To SkyDrive On The Context Menu In Windows Vista, 7 Or 8 1


Here’s a quick tip that shows you how to add SkyDrive to the Sent to command on the context menu in Windows Vista, 7 or 8 so you can easily and quickly put stuff into your SkyDrive online account. This only works if you already have SkyDrive desktop application installed in Windows.

To install SkyDrive desktop application in Windows Vista, 7 or 8, go to this website and download it. After downloading it, follow the steps below to enable Send to SkyDrive on the context menu.

For Windows 8 Users

To get started, press the Windows key + X on your keyboard to bring up Windows 8 Tools menu. When it opens, select Run.

 

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Next, type the commands below to open the send to folder in Windows. Anything you put into this folder will appear under Send to command on the context menu.

shell:sendto

 

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When the folder opens, right-click any blank area and select New –> Shortcuts as shown below. It’s always a good idea to create shortcuts instead of copying or moving applications in there.

 

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Then browse to C:\Users\<username>\SkyDrive and click Next to continue until you’re finished.

 

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When done, you should be able to right-click files and folders and send directly to your SkyDrive account online.

 

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That it!

You can also use this method to get rid of some of the items on the context menu like Fax recipient, Mail recipient and others.

 

For Windows Vista and 7 Users, click Start –> All Programs –> Accessories –> Run, then type the commands above.

This should also work if you want to send items directly to individual folders within SkyDrive. Just browse to the SkyDrive folder and select the folders you wish to show on the context menu.

SkyDrive makes it easy to access your content from anywhere as long as you have Internet connections. You photos, documents, and other important files are available immediately on your phone, tablets, and PC or Mac computers any ware.

You also get free Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote in your browser with SkyDrive account and free Office Web Apps.

Enjoy!


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