I don't know why, I cannot do New .txt in Windows Explorer any more, as you can see it has disappeared from context menu :

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I looked at registry for .txt, I can't see anything to fix, but using shellnewhandler utility I can see description for .txt is empty, is it the cause ? where and how to fix it ?

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  • Do you have "@%SystemRoot%\system32\notepad.exe,-470" in HKLM\Software\Classes\.txt\ShellNew\ItemName ? – PTwr Nov 6 '15 at 12:17
  • @PTwr I copy and paste from my registry : @%SystemRoot%\system32\notepad.exe,-470 so yes. – user75875 Nov 6 '15 at 12:21
  • Create a new user, does it appear then, update your question to indicate your findings. – Ramhound Nov 6 '15 at 12:24
  • @Ramhound finally got the solution from superuser.com/questions/199030/… I had to replace "txt_auto_file" by "txtfile" – user75875 Nov 6 '15 at 15:02

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