How to restore the missing NEW context menu entry in Windows File Explorer


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Is your NEW context menu missing in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista? When you right-click in Windows File Explorer, you will see a new entry to create new folders, shortcuts, files, documents, and so on.

NEW context menu missing



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If the Create NEW documents item is missing in the Windows File Explorer context menu, you can restore it by following the instructions. This usually happens because a registry key is lost or damaged. It is therefore a question of changing the value of a register.

Type regedit in the Run field and press Enter to open the registry editor.

Check if registry key

below

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTDirectoryBackgroundshellxContextMenuHandlersNew (default)

has the following value:

{D969A300-E7FF-11d0-A93B-00A0C90F2719}}

If it does not exist or has another value, reset it to that value.

Restart the Explorer and you are ready to go!

If you wish, you can also download this registry patch . Extract the contents of the ZIP file and click Recreate-NEW.reg to add the contents to the Windows registry.

This registry entry exists only if the Windows Desktop Update component is installed. If the Windows Desktop Update component is not installed, add the registry entry and value (default).

This article shows you how to edit, add and remove items from the new context menu.



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