We have been talking a lot about SkyDrive lately. From the official Windows app and Mac app we can not get enough of SkyDrive. Especially if you took advantage of that 25GB free online storage space Microsoft was handing out to existing SkyDrive users. Even if you did not get the 25GB you can still get 7GB for free if you sign up for a new account. So what can you do with all that storage? Fill it up of course! Here is a neat little trick to hack to add SkyDrive to the right click send to menu on Windows 7 to fill that space super quick.
Add SkyDrive to the Right Click Send to Menu
First you will want to go to your SkyDrive folder. We are going to assume you choose the default location when you installed the SkyDrive app. Go to your taskbar and click on the Explorer icon.
From the Explorer window you just open, click on Local Disk from the Computer group in the left pane. then head over to the right pane and click on the Users folder.
From the Users folder you will want to find your user account name and open the folder.
Find your SkyDrive folder. It will have the SkyDrive logo as an icon. Right click on it and select copy.
Then launch the Run command. You can do this by pressing the Windows Key + R or going to the Start menu and click Run from the menu. Enter in “shell:sendto” without the quotes and click OK.
A new Explorer window will open. Right click inside the folder and select Past shortcut. This will create a shortcut for your SkyDrive folder into the right click send to menu.
Next you will want to try your new feature out. Right click on a folder or file and go down to the Send to menu and select SkyDrive.
Your file or folder will automatically be uploaded to your SkyDrive account. Pretty sweet huh?
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