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Here's How:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type REGEDIT
  4. Click OK
    The Registry Editor will now open
  5. Browse to the following key:
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
    Note: HKCU stands for HKEY_CURRENT_USER
  6. In the right pane, look for the value: NoFolderOptions
  7. Right click NoFolderOptions and select Delete. (When prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete this value", select Yes.
  8. Now browse to the following key:
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
    Note: HKLM stands for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  9. In the right pane, look for the value: NoFolderOptions
  10. Right click NoFolderOptions and select Delete. (When prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete this value", select Yes.
  11. Close the Registry by choosing File | Exit
  12. You should now be able to access the Folder Options menu. If not, reboot into Safe Mode and repeat the steps outlined above.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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How to Enable Tools -> Folder Options and Registry Editor in Windows


Many times Windows users face a common problem. The "Folder Options" in "Tools" menu is not visible. Even It can't be accessed from Control Panel. Also "Registry Editor" is disabled.
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