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Windows 7 - "New Folder" button doesn't work in WE.

Posted on 2013-10-31
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Take a look at the screenshot below. This button doesn't work on one of my client machines.

New Folder ButtonRight clicking on the Windows Explorer background and selecting New Folder in the context menu doesn't work either. Suggestions?
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This normally occurs when the registry key is damaged. Look at the Microsoft support article below which has details for repairing the registry key.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/9ee6ecdf-5958-4af4-b640-c659ada57bc4/option-to-create-new-folder-on-desktop-is-missing?forum=w7itproui

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aadih - same link article as I posted.

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Yes, I know. Clearly your post was not there when I started writing mine.

17:59:10 (yours).
18:00:49 (mine).

Although not even a mistake, I am sorry, Thinkpads_User :-(

Believe you me, I value your expertize much and learn from you and other top experts every day.  :-)
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Perfect. Thanks!
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@jdana - Thanks and I was happy to help.

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