How to hide drive-letters from Send To menu in Windows
- Ramesh Srinivasan
- March 31, 2007
In article Hide drives from the Send To menu in Windows XP, we saw how to hide drive-letters from the Send To menu and in Explorer. This article describes how to accomplish the same in Windows Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 10.
Hide removable drives from Send To
By enabling the NoDrivesInSendToMenu policy, you can hide drive-letters from the Send To menu in Windows Vista and higher, without actually hiding the drives in Windows Explorer environment.
Manual registry edit
- Click Start, type regedit.exe and press ENTER
- Navigate to the following location:
If the above branch does not exist by default, create it manually.
- Create a new DWORD (32-bit) value named NoDrivesInSendToMenu
- Double-click NoDrivesInSendToMenu and set its value data to 1
- Exit Registry Editor.
Fig 1: Drive-letters displayed in the Send To menu
This registry edit works in Windows Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 10.
Fig 2: Drive-letters hidden in the Send To menu