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I am unable to create a new folder by any means in Windows 7. From within
Windows Explorer if I select the "New Folder" option, nothing happens.
Also, from the Desktop, the "Folder" option does not show when
right-clicking and selecting "New".

I have done a system restore back beyond where I knew it was working and am
still not able to create a new folder.

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,


Sunday, May 23, 2010 5:53 PM

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Hi Mike,


First, please use System File Checker tool to troubleshoot this issue.


If the issue persists, import the following registry key and see if the
issue can be resolved.


First, please refer to this knowledge base (KB) article to back up the
registry key. After backing up the registry, please follow the steps below
to import the registry:


1. Click *Start*, type *Notepad* in the *Search bar* and pres ENTER.

2. Copy the following commands and then paste them into the open Notepad


*Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00*

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how come i cant create a new folder

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