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How can I display ”Folder” option?

Posted on 2013-05-17
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OS:         Windows 7 - Ultimate

When I right click in Windows Explorer or on the Desktop the usual context menu is displayed.

View, Sort by, Refresh…New…Screen Resolution, Gadgets, Personalize. Clicking on “New” displays a context menu that does not list “Folder.”  “Folder is usually the first item on the menu but the first item is “Shortcut”       and the list ends with "Briefcase."  “Folder” is not listed.

I checked “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\New\” and the default value is “{D969A300-E7FF-11d0-A93B-00A0C90F2719}”  The correct value.  

How can I display "Folder" option?
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Question by:Jeremy-M
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by:John Hurst
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It displays fine on my Windows 7 machines.

Try running System File Checker. Run SFC /SCANNOW and allow to complete. Run it again if errors remained from the first time. Restart the machine and test.

Also check for viruses and malware.

.... Thinkpads_User
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Here is a fix for you.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/aq5plw0wpo1wa46/newfolder.reg

Ignore the error about a file being in use as that will be EXPLORER, which is always running
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by:jcimarron
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Jeremy-M---
Here are .reg files to restore the various New context menu files like Folder.  
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/28677-new-context-menu-remove-restore-default-menu-items.html
The one for Folder may be the same that ve3ofa posted.
But that link might be useful in the future.
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Mohammed Rahman earned 500 total points
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Check for solution that I provided on this post.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/Windows_7/Q_28128348.html

Hope it helps you too.
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