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Windows 7: Can't create a New Shortcut

19 Feb 2014   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrBob View Post
As from Shawn...
"Hello Karl,
The download in step 9 in the tutorial below can restore and fix the default New - Shortcut option in the context menu.
New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items
Hope this helps,

This did not work for me as a straight .REG Merge. I tried both in Safe Mode and in Normal Mode. Nothing changed.

What I did that works is first use the "Remove ShortCut" registry merge and then followed by the "Restore ShortCut" registry entry. If someone else is experiencing a no help, try that...

Hope this helps . . . Enjoy!
Hello Bob, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you for your feedback. I have updated the "Restore Shortcut" .reg file to first delete the current entry, then restore it to solve that issue.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2014   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Absolutely wonderful! this solution helped me out!

Thank you!
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