Increasing the maximum number of files that can be selected from the Context Menu

Windows, by default, will allow a maximum of 15 files to be selected from within Explorer and “actioned”.

This can be changed in the registry by adding this:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer]
"MultipleInvokePromptMinimum"=dword:00000064

where “00000064” in this case is a decimal max of 100 files.

If you would prefer to just run a “Registration Entry” file to automatically add this into your registry, it can be downloaded here but be sure to backup your registry first.

Example: After applying this change, more than 15 files can be selected and the QuickMove and FileToFolder applications will be available to act on them:

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