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by Donita / March 24, 2004 9:05 AM PST

I put in a new HDD and loaded windows. Now when I right click I don't get the "new" option (new shortcut, folder, winzip, ect) on the right click menu. Active desktop, arrange icons, line up icons, ect. are still there. Also, at the top of the list is "analog display". I've never noticed this before. Can anybody help?

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Re:Missing "new" is documented at
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2004 10:57 AM PST
In reply to: Missing

But I'd be a little concerned seeing registry damage on a new install of the OS.

Is this a new clean install?

Is the antivirus up to date?

Is the machine free from parasites?
Hint: Adaware, Spybot, Cwshredder and Housecall.

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by Donita / March 24, 2004 11:17 AM PST

Yes, it's a clean install on a new HDD. The drive was partitioned before I installed windows. Can't believe that had anything to do with it. Antivirus is up to date. Have run adaware several times with the latest update from lavasoft. After install, I could only get a few updates from microsoft for Win98SE. Could this have any effect? Should I just wipe the drive and start over?

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