Is there any key to directly open a new folder in the Windows Vista? Unlike XP, Vista does not have any quicklaunch button on the side of the window.
Shortcut key / button to create New Folder
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ALT+ F +W+ F for the NT / 2000 / XP line, or +enter if you are in explorer
While on desktop or windows explorer press keys Ctrl + Shift + N to create a new folder instantly.