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Something happened, now my explorer new menu only has shortcut and 'new folder'
Any tools to fix the menu, theres nothing in tweakui ?

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It is caused due to corruption of the shellNew registry key. Registry Easy can fix it. Install it & go to System Fix > Easy Repair Wiz

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Yes I know - the trick is fixing it! There is somthing deeply broken with explorer, it crashes and restarts if I view any directory with an AVI file for example. –  Martin Beckett Jul 23 '10 at 5:06
    
Seem like your registry is corrupt in many places. You could fix the AVI directory issue by either reinstalling/upgrading Windows Media Player or install Haali Media Splitter (haali.su/mkv). Also try Registry Easy Repair Wizard with Windows Explorer & Windows Media Player ticked. –  nahar Jul 23 '10 at 9:13
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I encounter this behavior if I am in a folder that has I have insufficient privileges to directly write to. If I am in a user folder I get all the items back.

For example if I am in a folder inside Program Files or such. The New Folder item also shows the shield icon (probably only if UAC/LUA is enabled).

On the other hand, when I am in the Documents folder everything is fine.

So you may need to adjust the privileges to the corresponding folder in order to get all the items (properties, tab Security). I guess this is due to the fact that the ShellNewstuff can be handled outside the control of LUA and an app may fail to create the new file.

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Thanks but I'm admin –  Martin Beckett Jul 23 '10 at 5:05
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If system restore is enabled, use it to restore the PC to a date before the registry was corrupted.

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