Monday, March 28, 2011


Can't Create New Library In Windows 7

Can't create new library In Windows 7.

  • 1. Clicking new library in tool bar does nothing.
  • 2. Right click 'new' > greyed out (empty)


You may create a new user account to check the issue. If it does not work, you may also try to delete the Group Policy Registry keys to check the issue.

Delete All Group Policy Registry keys

1. Click “Start”, type “regedit.exe” (without quotation marks) into “Start Search” box and press Enter.

2. Locate the following key:


Right click on "Microsoft", click "Export"; please name the file as "RegBackup" (without quotation marks) and then save it to the C:\ drive as a backup.

In case we need to undo the modification, we can double click this RegBackup.reg file to restore the registry key.

3. Highlight Microsoft and click "Delete".

4. Please repeat the above steps for the following registry keys.


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy Objects]


Note: if some keys do not exist, please ignore them.

3. Exit the Registry Editor.

If the issue persists, would you please upload the following information to SkyDrive and provide us the link for analyzing?


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