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    Vista right-click menu gone old-style
    « on: August 09, 2009, 02:07:34 PM »
    Hey guys, my right click menu has gone old-style in Vista.

    I didn't change any settings and in the settings it's set to the Vista theme.

    What can I do to set it back?
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    Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
    « Reply #1 on: August 09, 2009, 02:10:38 PM »
    Explain old style and we'll go from there....
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      Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
      « Reply #2 on: August 09, 2009, 02:13:12 PM »
      From this:


      to the classic style (Windows 95, 98, 98SE, 2000, ME).


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      Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
      « Reply #3 on: August 09, 2009, 02:30:18 PM »
      Mine looks like the 2nd one. I see nothing wrong with it.

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        Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
        « Reply #4 on: August 09, 2009, 02:31:09 PM »
        It never used to be like it and I prefer the new version.
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        Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
        « Reply #5 on: August 09, 2009, 02:33:39 PM »
        The second one has been on my computer since the very beginning, so I'm not sure where did you get the first screenshot from.

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          Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
          « Reply #6 on: August 09, 2009, 02:34:50 PM »
          For some reason it'll display the first one when I right click folders and such, but not files and shortcuts.
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          Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
          « Reply #7 on: August 09, 2009, 02:39:12 PM »
          Hmmm....strange, because usually folder right click menu displays more options, than file right click menu.

          If it just happened, try system restore.

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            Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
            « Reply #8 on: August 09, 2009, 02:40:38 PM »
            The first one was the menu from My Computer on the desktop and the second one was the menu from Q-Dir.exe shortcut on the desktop.

            Actually, it might be Q-Dir that has done it. I'll see what happens when I uninstall.
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            Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
            « Reply #9 on: August 09, 2009, 02:41:47 PM »
            running any Themes ? ?
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              Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
              « Reply #10 on: August 09, 2009, 02:42:37 PM »
              No themes running, just the Vista theme with another background.

              Uninstalling Q-Dir did nothing. Could it be a registry key?
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              Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
              « Reply #11 on: August 09, 2009, 02:49:32 PM »
              I have Q-Dir installed too, and it doesn't affect me.

              As i said, try system restore. It may be quick fix.

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                Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
                « Reply #12 on: August 09, 2009, 02:52:25 PM »
                Could the rescue tools at startup help me? A restore is the last thing I want to do.
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                Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
                « Reply #13 on: August 09, 2009, 02:55:21 PM »
                You're mistaking system restore with Windows reinstall.
                Start>All programs>Accessories>System tools>System restore.
                It deals ONLY with your computer registry.
                Reset it to couple of days ago (depending on when the problem started), and your problem may be solved.
                It won't touch your data.

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                  Re: Vista right-click menu gone old-style
                  « Reply #14 on: August 09, 2009, 02:56:27 PM »
                  Ah yes, sorry Broni, it's late here for me, and I'm forgetting things. I'll check that out.
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