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"Sendto" change

By thewolfe
Feb 9, 2003
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  1. "Sendto" change

    When I right click on a picture the target is My Pictures by default. What is the Registry key to modify to another location of my choice?
  2. RustyZip

    RustyZip TechSpot Paladin Posts: 418

  3. thewolfe

    thewolfe Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 287

    Sorry, I think I miss-stated my question. When I right click on a picture (graphic) one of my choices is "save picture as". If I click on that it sends me to my documents/my pictures. I would like to redirect to a folder I have created.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,490   +292

    as far as the registry I don't know. But you shoudl be able to redirect it to that folder, and then every time you right click after that it will stay that folder. Until you close IE.
  5. thewolfe

    thewolfe Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 287

    Here's some answers I got:

    Save As location change

    To change the default folder to which Internet Explorer will save items, you must change the value for Personal in the following registry keys to specify the new location:
    HKEY_USERS\Default\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

    HKEY_USERS\Default\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    See also TweakUI > My Computer
  6. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 Newcomer, in training Posts: 6,504

  7. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,304   +52 Staff Member

    If I'm not mistaken, IE "remembers" where you save your picture. Once you save a picture in a certain directory, it will continue to use that directory as default.
  8. thewolfe

    thewolfe Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 287

    That is true, I'm just trying to save that first step. And also I don't save anythng in My Pictures.

    Thanks for the post.
  9. thewolfe

    thewolfe Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 287

    Also to clarify, it's when I'm clicking on a picture itself and not the file.
  10. StormBringer

    StormBringer Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,871

    That is only good until you reboot Rick, I think it may also go back to the system default once you close IE but I can't remember for sure.

    Wolfe, I know there is a registry hack to change that but I can't find it. What you posted up there looks like it but I can't say for sure.
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