No 'Folder Options' in documents

  vin 20:11 05 Jan 2009
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Hello there,

Can some one help.

The 'Folder Options' has gone from the Documents/Tools/ Folder options' setting.


Please help.

  lotvic 20:20 05 Jan 2009

Don't know why it is not in the Drop down list of Tools but
Is it still available in 'Customize Toolbar' ?
rightclick on blank bit of toolbar and choose Customize
look in the left pane of icons for 'Folder options' and if there add it to toolbar.

  vin 21:11 05 Jan 2009

Lotvic,

Thanks for the tip.
I have followed your tip and it is now on but it is not functional.It does not do any thing when clicked.

  lotvic 22:44 05 Jan 2009

Found this fix for you
try these registry fix instructions (with pictures) to get back the Folder Options click here

or/and you could run the system file checker
Click on Start > Run > and then type
sfc /scannow
in the box and click on OK

for info on sfc /scannow click here
(note: there is a space after c and before /)

  vin 17:44 30 Jan 2009

Thanks Lootvic for the sfc/ scannow idea.
I used this with Malwarebytes and it did the trick.

Thanks again.

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