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Windows 7: New Context Menu - Remove & Restore Default Menu Items

12 Dec 2013   #90
Jailbird

Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM [x86]
 
 

Nice topic Shawn.


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14 Feb 2015   #91
fanaudi

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Excellent topic Brink . I found here my solution to the " missing new text document " issue . Many thanks . Best regards , Chris .
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14 Feb 2015   #92
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Glad it could help Chris.
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28 Jan 2016   #93
KC13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

THANK YOU!!!! Just noticed today that my New menu was missing text file and rich text file. Tried many, many solutions to no avail then found the above. Worked like a charm!!!

Edit, now to make it create a Notepad++ file as default.
Edit2, Hmm, .txt files used to have the Notepad++ icon, now Notepad++ opens the file, but the icon is the default Notepad one.
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07 Feb 2016   #94
KC13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Update: I couldn't find a way to make the icon anything but the default text icon. Until today that is. Without doing anything at all, text file icons are now showing as Notepad++ icons. Weird.......

EDIT: Even stranger, the New Menu also lost the Text Document menu again. I had to use the above to reinstate it. Gotta love MS!
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07 Feb 2016   #95
EmmaRoyd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i joined Because of the tutorials
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21 May 2017   #96
rimes

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Just wanted to say that I have been trying forever to find a way to fix File Explorer so I have the ability to add a new folder. Yours was the only fix I found that worked. Thanks much
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21 May 2017   #97
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm glad it was able to help rimes, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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25 Oct 2017   #98
henryg

Win7 & XP
 
 

A big thank you for helping me restore my shortcut item which had become corrupted. It was driving me crazy trying to fix it. I did loads of searching and only today found this post via an indirect reference.

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25 Oct 2017   #99
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Henry. I'm glad it could help.
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