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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Unable to Create a New Folder in Windows 7

Scenario

When clicking New Folder icon, nothing happens. Right Clicking within the folder and click New does not show up any options

Below Steps Can help you resolve it

It could ideally be a permissions issue causing this problem

  • From command prompt try running below command
    icacls C:\Users\USERNAME\Desktop /grant USERNAME:f /t

If above does not fetch you the solution; you may try running a registry command

  1. Click Start, type Notepad in the Search bar and pres ENTER.
  2. Copy the following commands and then paste them into the open Notepad window.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{11dbb47c-a525-400b-9e80-a54615a090c0}]

@=”CLSID_ExecuteFolder”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{11dbb47c-a525-400b-9e80-a54615a090c0}\InProcServer32]

@=”ExplorerFrame.dll”

“ThreadingModel”=”Apartment”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\New]

@=”{D969A300-E7FF-11d0-A93B-00A0C90F2719}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder]

@=”Folder”

“EditFlags”=hex:d2,03,00,00

“FullDetails”=”prop:System.PropGroup.Description;System.ItemNameDisplay;System.ItemType;System.Size”

“ThumbnailCutoff”=dword:00000000

“TileInfo”=”prop:System.Title;System.PropGroup.Description;System.ItemType”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\DefaultIcon]

@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\

00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,73,00,68,00,\

65,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,33,00,00,00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore]

“MultiSelectModel”=”Document”

“BrowserFlags”=dword:00000022

“ExplorerFlags”=dword:00000021

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\command]

@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\

00,5c,00,45,00,78,00,70,00,6c,00,6f,00,72,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\

65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,65,00,70,00,61,00,72,00,61,00,74,00,65,00,2c,00,2f,\

00,65,00,2c,00,2f,00,69,00,64,00,6c,00,69,00,73,00,74,00,2c,00,25,00,49,00,\

2c,00,25,00,4c,00,00,00

“DelegateExecute”=”{11dbb47c-a525-400b-9e80-a54615a090c0}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open]

“MultiSelectModel”=”Document”

“BrowserFlags”=dword:00000010

“ExplorerFlags”=dword:00000012

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open\command]

@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\

00,5c,00,45,00,78,00,70,00,6c,00,6f,00,72,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\

65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,65,00,70,00,61,00,72,00,61,00,74,00,65,00,2c,00,2f,\

00,69,00,64,00,6c,00,69,00,73,00,74,00,2c,00,25,00,49,00,2c,00,25,00,4c,00,\

00,00

“DelegateExecute”=”{11dbb47c-a525-400b-9e80-a54615a090c0}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ColumnHandlers]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ColumnHandlers\{F9DB5320-233E-11D1-9F84-707F02C10627}]

@=”PDF Column Info”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\BriefcaseMenu]

@=”{85BBD920-42A0-1069-A2E4-08002B30309D}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Offline Files]

@=”{474C98EE-CF3D-41f5-80E3-4AAB0AB04301}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\{a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c8}]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\DragDropHandlers]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\DragDropHandlers\{BD472F60-27FA-11cf-B8B4-444553540000}]

@=””

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\BriefcasePage]

@=”{85BBD920-42A0-1069-A2E4-08002B30309D}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\Offline Files]

@=”{7EFA68C6-086B-43e1-A2D2-55A113531240}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellNew]

“Directory”=””

“IconPath”=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,\

74,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,73,\

00,68,00,65,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,33,00,\

00,00

“ItemName”=”@shell32.dll,-30396”

“MenuText”=”@shell32.dll,-30317”

“NonLFNFileSpec”=”@shell32.dll,-30319”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellNew\Config]

“AllDrives”=””

“IsFolder”=””

“NoExtension”=””

3. Save the file as ‘Filename’.reg onto your desktop.

5. Double Click this newly created reg file. A dialog box will pop-up saying “Are you sure you want to add the information in fix.reg to the registry?”. Click Yes to confirm.

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Windows 7 Update Error – 80072EE2 / 80072EE7 / 80072EFD / 80072F76 / 80072F78

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Microsoft Support Sites take you HotFix downloads which never really work. Below is a series of simple steps that worked

  1. Start Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  3. Click the Security tab, and then click Trusted Sites.
  4. Click Sites, and then click to clear the Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone check box.
  5. In the Add this Web site to the zone box, type the following addresses, clicking Add after you type each address:
  6. Try the Windows Update once again and in most cases it would go through

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Need to open a Zipx file?

ZIPX is a compressed archive format developed by WinZip team starting from WinZip 12.1, based on ZIP specifications with newer extraction algorithms providing compression ratio comparable with RAR, ACE and in some cases 7Z/XZ file formats.

If you do not have Winzip, a free Zip Utilities like 7-Zip or Peazip should help you extract these files easily

http://www.7-zip.org/

 

Identify your iPhone Model

Your iPhone Model can be identified with the Model Numbers displayed on the back cover of your iPhone

iPhone 6

  • A1549 (GSM Model)
  • A1549 (CDMA Model)
  • A1586

iPhone 6 Plus

  • A1522 (GSM Model)
  • A1522 (CDMA Model)
  • A1524

iPhone 5s

  • A1533: iPhone 5s (GSM model)
  • A1533: iPhone 5s (CDMA model)
  • A1453: iPhone 5s (CDMA model)
  • A1457: iPhone 5s (GSM model)
  • A1528: iPhone 5c (GSM model China)
  • A1530: iPhone 5s

iPhone 5c

  • A1532: iPhone 5c (GSM model)
  • A1532: iPhone 5c (CDMA model)
  • A1456: iPhone 5c (CDMA model)
  • A1507: iPhone 5c (GSM model)
  • A1526: iPhone 5s (GSM model China)
  • A1529: iPhone 5c

iPhone 5

  • A1428: iPhone 5 (GSM model)
  • A1429: iPhone 5 (GSM and CDMA model)
  • A1442: iPhone 5 (CDMA model, China)

iPhone 4s

  • A1431: iPhone 4s (GSM model China)
  • A1387: iPhone 4s (CDMA model)
  • A1387: iPhone 4s (GSM model)

iPhone 4

  • A1349: iPhone 4 (CDMA model)
  • A1332: iPhone 4 (GSM model)

iPhone 3GS

  • A1325 on the iPhone 3GS (China)
  • A1303 on the iPhone 3GS

iPhone 3G

  • A1324 on the iPhone 3G (China)
  • A1241 on the iPhone 3G

Stopping Bing Page from popping up on Windows 8

Are you a Windows 8 user? Do you have the Bing page popping up (on your default browser) each time you log on to your Desktop or Laptop? Well then, there is a way to stop the page from opening

1-      Open Regedit (as Administrator) and go to the following entry “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NlaSvc\Parameters\Internet\EnableActiveProbing”.

2-      Change the value from “1” to “0”.

3-      Close the window and restart your Desktop or Laptop.