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Windows folder option is missing


June 27, 2008

If Folder Options is Missing

  • Click Start
  • Click Run
  • Type ┬áregedit (Note must backup your registry)
  • When the Registry Edit windows open scroll down to the following key
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
  • In the right pane look for “NoFolderOptions”
  • Make sure the “NoFolderOptions” is set to 0
  • If there is “NoFolderOption” click Edit on the toolbar
  • Click New
  • Click DWORD Value
  • Name it “NoFolderOption” (without the quotes)
  • The value should be set to 0 if not double click on the “NoFolderOption” and a window will open, type in 0