send to desktop as shortcut missing

When I right click a file or folder and select "Send To" the option of "Desktop (Create a Shortcut)" is missing. Windows 7 upgrade from Vista
 

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Last updated November 10, 2018 Views 49,541 Applies to:
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Hey driver1275,

 

Here’s how you can restore the missing item.

 

To restore the item, follow these steps:

 

1.     Click Start , type the following path and press Enter :

C:\Users\default\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo

2.     Copy the file Desktop (create shortcut) from the Default user folder and place a copy in your user profile SendTo folder.

3.     The SendTo folder of your user profile can be accessed by typing shell:sendto in the Start-search box.

 

 

That should do the trick.


Regards,

Shinmila H - Microsoft Support

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