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Windows 7 [HELP] Cannot create new shortcut, new text file etc on Windows 7 Explorer


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Jan 12, 2009
I cannot create new shortcut, new text file etc on Windows 7 Explorer cos it disappear. How to solve this problem?

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please somebody help me ...
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I found out throughout time that the reason this occurs, at least for me, is when I am managing files on a different drive or partition.

Windows 7, for some stupid reason, denies me, the administrative user, write access to my OWN partitions and drives on the same computer that aren't "C:". So any time I want to make new files or even have installed programs on said drives be able to save data, I have to first give my new folders write permissions to myself. If you are having trouble with this, right click the folder in question, go to security tab, pick the 'Users/YourUsername' group and give it write permissions.
What version of Windows 7 are you using?

Did this happen immediately after install?

If this just occurred you could use System Restore to go back to an earlier time when it was working.

It seems the ContextMenuHandlers key in the registry may be the reason why.

Can you still pin a program to the taskbar?
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