Guide | How To Restore Missing 'View' or 'New' option in Windows' Context Menu

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Ink

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It's always recommended that you perform a full backup of the Windows Registry before modifying, however, guaranteed, a lot of time most users will not.

This was the case for myself, when I unknowingly deleted an Important Key that allowed users to Add a New Folder or File to the Desktop and with the Ribbon of File Explorer.

I did not create a backup prior to editing the Registry, so I could not restore the missing options.

Fortunately, I found a How-To online on restore missing options from the desktop Context Menu.

View Guide: How to Restore Missing “New” or “New Folder” Option in Desktop and Explorer Context Menu in Windows? - AskVG

Moral: Always backup before deleting or modifying the Windows Registry.
 

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It's always recommended that you perform a full backup of the Windows Registry before modifying, however, guaranteed, a lot of time most users will not.

This was the case for myself, when I unknowingly remove an Important Key that allowed users to Add a New Folder or File to the Desktop and with the Ribbon of File Explorer.

I did not create a backup prior to editing the Registry, so I could not restore the missing options.

Fortunately, I found a How-To online on restore missing options from the desktop Context Menu.

View Guide: How to Restore Missing “New” or “New Folder” Option in Desktop and Explorer Context Menu in Windows? - AskVG

Moral: Always backup before deleting or modifying the Windows Registry.
OMG, man your late with this. I had this issue about 2mos ago and did a restore from the previous day and it came back.
Wish I had this then :p You may have not been the cause, mine just up and disappeared one morning. I wanted to make a
new folder for something and the option was just gone. Weird.
Cool share Spawn !
 

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