Can't Create a New Text Document from Windows Explorer

mxyzptlk
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In Windows Explorer, when I right-click in the right-hand frame and select "New" the pull down list contains the types of file I can create (e.g. HTML, WinZip, Word...). It used to contain "Text Document" but this has now disappeared. How do I get it back?
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Warning be carful with registry editor.

Open registry from run type regedit

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
  .TXT
    ShellNew

Add a new string value to the right side named "NullFile"

May need to reboot the PC for this to work.

Commented:
Use Tweakui which is available from microsoft. it can repair your default templates and associations.

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The right answer but a bit more detail would have got you an Excellent!!!

Thanks,
Dave

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