Hide Removable Drives from Send To Menu

by Dinesh 2012-08-28 19:05:12

Hide Removable Drives from Send To Menu

By enabling the NoDrives In Send To Menu policy, you can hide drive-letters from the Send To menu in Windows Vista without actually hiding the drives in Windows Explorer environment. As indicated in this article, NoDrivesInSendToMenu is not applicable for Windows XP systems.

NOTE: To automate the following, you may use the nodrivesinsendto.reg file available for download from the Attachments section below. Download and save the file to Desktop, right-click on the file and choose Merge. There is an undo file provided also.

Manual registry edit

01. Click Start, type regedit.exe and press ENTER
Navigate to the following location:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Policies Explorer

02. If the above branch does not exist by default, you'll need to create it.

03. Create a new DWORD (32-bit) value named NoDrivesInSendToMenu Double-click NoDrivesInSendToMenu and set its value data to 1

04. Exit Registry Editor.


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