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Page Revision: Thu, Nov 05, 2009, 3:23 PM

Annoyed by how long it takes for the Windows File > New menu to appear? Here's how to remove items so the menu appears more quickly.

Windows Explorer File New Menu

Windows Explorer File New Menu

Windows Desktop File New Menu

Windows Desktop File New Menu

  • Search the Registry for every entry of "ShellNew"
  • Every ShellNew that is found will be a branch of a particular file type. If that file type is not wanted in the New menu, delete the entire ShellNew branch. BE SURE TO KEEP ZIP FILES.

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