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Preventing explorer to open a folder

I was trying to make a folder inaccessible (Windows 7, 64bit) and I have done the following registry edit: HKCR\CLSID\{myClsid} HKCR\CLSID\{myClsid}\shell\open HKCR\CLSID\{myClsid}\shell\explore ...
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How do you add an item to the context menu of a folder?

I know how to add a context menu for when you click on an actual folder: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\commandNameHere] but what about clicking on nothing in a folder? like I make a new ...
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Can't open a folder in windows 7 by double click

Can't open a folder in windows 7 64bit, by double clicking, it shows me that the default option for opening folder is "cmd" (it's highlighted when i'm right clicking a folder, and the "open" option ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 Start Menu folder editing help

I'd like to be able to have the windows 7 start menu link to folders and not link to the stupid libraries. In Windows vista you could add the the Downloads folder into the start menu with messing with ...
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4answers
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How do special folders work on Windows 7?

I did something silly and accidentally moved my my special folders (My Documents, My Music etc.) to the Desktop. Once I noticed my mistake I quickly moved them back. But now my System acts ...
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Can I use REG_EXPAND_SZ for the locations of shell folders instead of REG_SZ

I'm working on re-arranging a number of the shell folders in windows 7 to utilize Dropbox to keep a set of machines in sync. I'd like to create a .reg file which I can use to update the locations of ...
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Easiest way to get right-click “Open command window here” with admin priveleges in Windows 7

I don't want to install PowerToys, I'd rather a simpler solution for this specific problem. I've tried Ctrl+Shift+Right-Click. I've tried adding a registry script, but I get the following error: ...