Resolve Missing Folder Option Problem In Windows Explorer

How to Resolve Missing Folder Option Problem in Windows Explorer

Are you encountering problem of not getting the folder option under Tool menu? If you are facing this kind of problem, then no need to panic because there is trick to get back folder option. It is quite common problem which happens frequently and it disables the folder option from tool menu. In other words folder option will be omitted from tool option and you cannot customize your folder (Hiding folders, view, etc).

There are two ways to fix this problem that is mentioned below respectively:

Solution First: Edit registry

  1. Navigate to Run> type regedit> press Enter.
  2. Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
  3. At the right panel, search for a specific vale named NoFolderOptions. Now right click on it and select delete option.
  4. navigate to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
  5. Follow step 3

Solution Second: Alter setting in Group Policy

  1. Navigate to Run> type gpedit> hit Enter button.
  2. Navigate to User Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Explorer.
  3. At right side of panel, search for “Removes the Folder Options menu item from the Tools menu”. Right click on it and select properties.
  4. Change settings – Enabled to not configure or Disable.

Hope this easy trick will help you to fix this Folder Option missing problem.

How To Allow Hybrid Sleep When Hybrid Feature Is Missing In Windows 7, Vista

Trying to enable the “Hybrid Sleep” feature in Vista and are simply unable to locate the “Allow hybrid sleep” option under the Advanced Settings tab of the Power Options box? You can try using the “powercfg.exe -a” command in command prompt to list the number of power states. However if you have tried using this step and have come face to face with an output such as

“The system Your browser may not support display of this image. Or firmware does not support this standby state: Hybrid Sleep”, then you can try using some simple resolution steps.

Sometimes the problem can be fixed by simply restarting the computer. This allows the Hybrid Sleep option to reappear under the Advanced Settings tab and also displays the sleep state when the powercfg.exe -a command is run. However in certain cases the problem is rooted in much more complicated causes.

A possible cause for the missing Hybrid Sleep function in Vista could be inability of the BIOS or the motherboard in supporting ACPI S3 sleep/standby state. While most ACPI compliant hardware do not face this problem, certain motherboard BIOS provide the users the facility to choose the suspend type or state S0, S1, S2, S3, S4, S5 to be implemented. Most of the times the S1 power state is implemented as the default power state. To find the Hybrid Sleep state restart the computer and boot into the BIOS to check the default suspend support. Now change the suspend state to S3 which is STR or the “Suspend to RAM” state to enable the Hybrid Sleep option.

The problem can also be attributed to a race condition existing between the Monitor.sys driver and a kernel setting. This can be corrected by using a supported hotfix available from Microsoft. You can contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix or downloaded it

Fix Audio ‘Stereo Mix/Wave’ Missing Problem In Laptops When You Record

I have three laptops, a Compaq Presario V3000, HP 6510b and a A-105 S8424 Notebook and all three had a common problem. The problem was – When I open ‘Volume Controls‘ and check under Recording Option, ‘Stereo Mix/Wave Out’ option would be missing.

My systems thrive on RealTek HD Audio. I downloaded the latest drivers from RealTek site and installed them, replacing the older ones, but nothing seemed to work out. The solutions listed below should work :

1> Go to your Control Panel –> Sound

2> Select ‘Recording’ tab and you’ll find a list of devices, right click on those devices

3> If Stereo mix is not disabled at the hardware level, then it’ll show up. Set it as default and start using it.

You can refer this link for more info.

4> Get an Audio Splitter. Audio splitter will have input jack at one end and two output jacks at the other end, something like the image shown below:

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5> Get a double ended audio jack as shown below:

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6> Plug the audio jacks to the two output jacks of Audio Splitter and plugin the input jack of Audio splitter to mic input.

This will fix the missing ‘Stereo Mix/Wave Out’ problem in your laptops. In case, this doesn’t solve your problem, read the related post.

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