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Windows 7: No Make Folder when I right click on desktop

06 Aug 2012   #1
Billm10454

win 7 ultimate
 
 
No Make Folder when I right click on desktop

I am running window7 64bit. Whe I right click on the desktop and choose NEW there is no Make Folder to choose from. How can I get it back.


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06 Aug 2012   #2
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 

may sound odd, but does it show the shortcut button still?

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when did this happen have you by any chance upgraded internet explorer, sometimes the registry key can become invalid or corrupt during the desktop installation.
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06 Aug 2012   #3
Billm10454

win 7 ultimate
 
 

Yes the shortcut button is still there. I haven't upgraded to IE9
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06 Aug 2012   #4
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 

in that case, follow the link I have provided below and have a good read, it may help you.

Option to create new folder on desktop is missing
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06 Aug 2012   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

You can try number 5 of this tutorial, see if that restores it,

New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items
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06 Aug 2012   #6
Billm10454

win 7 ultimate
 
 

Thanks for the link. A few people had the same program on their computer that caused the problem (Boot Delete). The make new folder now works
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