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I installed Windows 7 64 bit. Earlier, I had the 32-bit Windows. After installing 64-bit Windows, right-clicking the Start Menu items doesn't bring up the context menu! How do I fix this?

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Hell! My W7 64bit works fine. I have context menu. But there are two items only. Do you really need it? – Vasyl Boroviak Aug 8 '10 at 12:35
Can't reproduce. – Joel Coehoorn Aug 8 '10 at 14:19
Check mouse drivers maybe. I have been running Windows 7 since early beta on several machines and have never had this issue. – MrStatic Aug 8 '10 at 15:04
mouse drivers are all fine .. Earlier i had win 7 32 bit .. then i backed up all my settings, installed win7 64bit and then restored my settings!!! after that it didnt work! – manishKungwani Jan 14 '11 at 9:33
When I Right click the Start menu, I do not see anything. This was caused after editing the Registry to remove the arrows from thev Desktop Icons. – user231666 Jun 17 '13 at 1:46
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Right click on Start then choose Properties. On Start Menu tab, choose Customize > check "Enable Context Menus and dragging and dropping". Click Ok then "Apply" > OK. That's it.

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