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[OT] how can I make a network drive work for "Send to"   [OT]

By: Ben Kent       
Date: Oct 17,2023 at 19:53
In Response to: [OT] how can I make a network drive work for "Send to" (Ryan)

> suppose i had a recipient pc's permission to upload?
>
> how i can make a shortcut or how can i make it like below?
>
> Desktop (create shortcut).DeskLink
> Documents.mydocs
> Fax Recipient.lnk
> Mail Recipient.MAPIMail
> these files don't have any contents in them, the filenames seemed a
> bunch of commands in disguise
>
>

Ryan

You need to make a network place style shortcut, which normally live in "%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts"


Navigate to
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo

Create a directory with the name you want to appear in the Send to menu
Set the read-only attribute on the directory

In the directory
Create this text file
desktop.ini

With this content
[.ShellClassInfo]
CLSID2={0AFACED1-E828-11D1-9187-B532F1E9575D}
Flags=2

Set the attributes on the desktop.ini file to +r +a +h

Create a shortcut file (.lnk) to the target UNC path
rename to target.lnk

You might need to do some explorer refreshes to get the item to appear in the Send to menu.


Ben

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