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Cannot hit or mouse over NEW button in Windows Explorer

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by traybella, Feb 1, 2003.

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  1. traybella

    traybella Thread Starter

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    Whenever I have Windows Explorer open, if I click File and then New, actually, I don't even have to click new, even mousing over it I get the dreaded illegal operation message, explorer shuts down and I have to restore my original desktop. My PC has always done this, but I have found ways around it, for instance, if I want to create a new folder, I just copy another one, paste it where I want, empty and rename, but it's irritating and I want to fix it, anyone have any suggestions?
    I run Windows 98 SE.
     
  2. Davey7549

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    Welcome to TSG!

    Have a look at this MSKB article and see if it is any help in correcting your problem.

    MSKB Article

    Let us know if that helps.

    Dave
     
  3. traybella

    traybella Thread Starter

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    Well I'm sure it is the answer to my problems, however, since I have lived with it for this long I think I will continue to rather than start messing in my registry, i can barely force myself to type regedit :D
    Thanks for trying to help though
     
  4. Davey7549

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    Well that is your choice but if you change your mind we can help guide you through the process since it is relatively simple.

    Dave
     
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