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ivman

lost "New" option in Windows Explorer

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Just this evening when I went to make a new folder in Windows Explorer by clicking on File|New, I saw that New is gone! So with that, the option to make new folders is also gone. Argh!

Has anyone else had this happen, and if so, how can I get that option back? I've tried searching Microsoft's (useless) Knowledge Base and found nothing.

Any help would really be appreciated.

ivman

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let me guess, you've an Nvidia graphics card and you've recently changed your drivers

yes/no ?

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let me guess, you've an Nvidia graphics card and you've recently changed your drivers

yes/no ?

Nope, sorry to blow that theory, Miko. I don't have an Nvidia graphics card.

Just this evening when I went to make a new folder in Windows Explorer by clicking on File|New, I saw that New is gone! So with that, the option to make new folders is also gone. Argh!

Has anyone else had this happen, and if so, how can I get that option back? I've tried searching Microsoft's (useless) Knowledge Base and found nothing.

Any help would really be appreciated.

ivman

Finally through some creative Googling, I found an answer to my problem at

http://www.msusenet.com/archive/index.php/t-1933259.html

I thought I'd post it for the archives in case anyone else runs into this problem.

ivman

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well (for the archives as well) certain versions of Nvidia drivers have a bug which removes this registry key when uninstalled.

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