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Windows 7: "New Folder" button is disabled, How do I fix?

09 Feb 2014   #1
carsrus10

Windows 7 home premium
 
 
"New Folder" button is disabled, How do I fix?

I am running windows 7 home premium. My "NEW FOLDER" button seems disabled and also not even shown on my right click menu under new (only new zip folder shows). Any ideas how to fix?


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09 Feb 2014   #2
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Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Hi welcome to Seven Forums.

Try this New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items

Scroll down and download #5

Then follow directions from #11
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