Jan 062009

Sometimes folder options in your PC may get disabled by some virus and after removing the virus, you can not use folder options
This tutorial will explain how to unhide 'Folder Options'(Make sure virus already removed & cleaned)

Method 1

Go to start—>Run type regedit and hit enter

Find any of the following keys:

User Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Explorer

System Key: HKEY_LOCAL_M

ACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Policies\ Explorer

Value Name: NoFolderOptions

Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)

Value Data: 0 = show options, 1 = hide options

Method 2

Go to Start—>Run—> type gpedit.msc and hit enter

Select : User Configuration>>Administrative Templates>>Windows Components>>Windows Explorer

Select : Removes the Folder Options menu item from the Tools menu.

Right click on it & select >>Properties>> Disable>>Apply


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  5 Responses to “How to Unhide Folder Options in Windows Explorer”

  1. wow it really worked :) thank you soooo very much.

  2. hi …………….


  3. I hope that this post will help to me!

  4. Really helpful and I got it simply. Thanks for sharing this useful idea.

  5. hey man – you made my life easy.

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