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Windows 7: Theme missing from file and folder context menu (win7)

08 Nov 2009   #1
sid999

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Theme missing from file and folder context menu (win7)

Hi,

I recently uninstalled iZArc 3.81 and after doing so I no longer get the nice looking "soft" theme on file and folder context menu. It now looks like a Win2000 styled menu.

If I go into a folder and click somewhere in the empty space, then the context menu looks fine, but do it on a folder or file and it just looks ugly!

Has anyone else had a similar problem? I have posed on the iZArc forums, but I am not sure if it's a software or Windows 7 issue.

Can anybody help?

Kind Regards

sid


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08 Nov 2009   #2
zx81

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sid999 View Post
Hi,

I recently uninstalled iZArc 3.81 and after doing so I no longer get the nice looking "soft" theme on file and folder context menu. It now looks like a Win2000 styled menu.

If I go into a folder and click somewhere in the empty space, then the context menu looks fine, but do it on a folder or file and it just looks ugly!

Has anyone else had a similar problem? I have posed on the iZArc forums, but I am not sure if it's a software or Windows 7 issue.

Can anybody help?

Kind Regards

sid
sid, Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums!

I am not sure if this is what you mean, but you can try this:

Open explorer, choose Organize (upper left), then choose Folder and search options, choose view tab.
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Select Restore Defaults.

I hope this works for you!

zx81


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08 Nov 2009   #3
sid999

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi zx81,

Thanks for you reply.

I tried what you suggested, but it did not change anything. The options available on the context menu all appear to be correct its just the look. Instead of the "soft-blue" look I get a solid grey background and the items are hightlighted with a solid blue background, i.e. similar to Win2000.

Kind Regards

sid
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31 Jan 2012   #4
krazymike

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit; Home Premium 64-bit; Enterprise 32-bit
 
 

Look in your registry. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\IZArcCM
Copy the (Default) value.
Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\ and create a Key named IZArcCM. Paste the previous value into (Default)
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