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How to Fix Folder Options Missing in Windows Explorer

Friday, August 3rd 2012. | Computer Repair

All of a sudden the “Folder Options” menu item is missing from Tools Menu from my My Computer’s winderows explor. If you face this strange problem here is how you can solve it.

  1. Open regedit.exe ( Start -> Run )
  2. Navigate to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
  3. Delete NoFolderOptions DWORD

Another Tips to fix this kind of problem is changing the group policy setting:

– First go to Run, then type gpedit.msc then press enter.
– Next is to navigate to User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Explorer.
– See At the right panel, look for “Removes the Folder Options menu item from the Tools menu”, right click on it then choose Properties.
– You need to change the setting from Enabled to Not Configured or Disabled.

Inform and share with us here if you know another tips to resolve folder options missing problem.

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