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I don't know, why this happens, but when I want to create a new folder (Win 7), I press Ctrl + Shift + N. It used to work before, but now, the shortcut seems to have been overridden. It launches the default browser with the text on the clipboard as the url. How do I fix this?

EDIT: Fixed it. I noticed that ClipX was assigning a hotkey.

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I had the exact same problem. Ctrl+Shift+N should create a new folder, but instead was opening a browser and pasting the clipboard. I realized it was being used by ClipX for navigtation. ClipX is a clipboard history application. You can right-click the ClipX icon in the tray and choose Configure. In the resulting window you can change that shortcut key association.

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This fixed my and the OA's problem. It should be voted as the correct answer. –  Mateng Oct 22 '12 at 13:16

Use ActiveHotkeys application , which will show you the current active hotkeys.

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Check to ensure you don't have any software installed that may be overriding the hotkey, such as AutoHotkey.

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