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Windows 7: I am unable to create New Folders, option is not available.

18 Aug 2014   #1
LMcIlvried

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
I am unable to create New Folders, option is not available.

For quite some time now I have been unable to create a new folder. I have searched all parts of my computer I know how to use, and unable to figure out why this is happening. I would greatly appreciate help with this situation, as I am in college online, and it is getting very difficult to keep track of assignments and notes. Thank you very much for your time.




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18 Aug 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Welcome to the Forums.
For now try clicking on a blank space in Explorer or on Desktop. Then press keys Control Shift n

Let me know if that works. After that we can try to restore things to normal.
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18 Aug 2014   #3
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hi and Welcome to SevenForums,

Take a look at the is guide and see if it helps restoring that option:
New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items

The other thing you can try is a keyboard shortcut, while in a folder press CTRL + SHIFT + N

Regards,
Jamie
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18 Aug 2014   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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18 Aug 2014   #5
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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