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Windows 7: New drop down menu missing


14 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
New drop down menu missing

Hi All

Im running 7 Ultimate 64 bit and have noticed that when I right click to create a new, say text document the option is missing in the menu as is all other options like
create new briefcase etc is also missing.

I can perform the actions on the desktop but fail when trying to do them on my external or :c

Turning off UAC corrects, this is this right?

is my 7 corrupt?

Any help will be appreciated, I'm a bit of a novice

Thanks


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14 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This is my right click menu normal and when selecting a file, which I get using the reg file....


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File Type: zip windows-7-registry-tweaks.zip (1.2 KB, 186 views)
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14 Feb 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jim,

In addition, the tutorial below can help show you how to restore any missing New context menu items.

New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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14 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Shawn

Tried the fix and still dont get full menu on my external or c: just new folder option.

All works fine on the desktop though

Anymore ideas anyone?

Get full context menu with UAC turned off thats what weird

Thanks all
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14 Feb 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Jim,

As a test, create a new administrator account to see if it will work ok in it.

If it does then you can copy all the files in the folders in your old account's C:\Users\(user-name) folder into the corresponding folders in new account's C:\Users\(user-name) folder to copy over most of your settings. After everything checks out, you can delete the old account from within the new account.
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15 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimfdowning View Post
Anymore ideas anyone?
The reg file I posted.
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15 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7
 
 

I tried the reg file but didn't work either

Also created another Admin account as instructed but again it didnt work
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15 Feb 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello jimfdowning, welcome to Seven Forums!


Have a look at the tutorial below to see what it comes up with.


SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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15 Feb 2010   #9
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Jim,

If the SFC /SCANNOW command is unable to fix it for you, then you can do a repair install to do so without losing anything.
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