Are you not able to access or see your folder options under File Menu>>Tools in Windows Explorer on your Windows XP ? This problem of hidden or disabled folder options occur normally due to malicious virus (w32.rontokbro@mm) activity.
The virus creates an entry in registry to disable â€œFolder Optionsâ€ in Windows explorer.
Solution to recover Disabled Folder Option:
In most of the cases, even if the virus is been already removed by your anti-virus program, it doesnâ€™t restore the registry back to the original state. Also anti-virus usually does not delete the registry entry created by the virus.
For restoring the registry settings,follow the steps given below
*Enable your folder options in explorer.
1. Go to Start –> RUN
2. Type regedit and press enter.
3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER –> Software –> Microsoft –> Windows –> CurrentVersion –> Policies– > Explorer
4. On the right side of the screen, you can see some registry entry names, out of them, right-click on NoFolderOptions and click Modify option.
5.A new small screen pops up, on this screen, sen the value data field as 0 (zero).Press OK.
Thatâ€™s it but it requires reboot. Trouble Fixed.
You can also make the Registry File using notepad Double Click on it,Trouble is Fixed.
1.Copy and Paste the Below thing in NotePad
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
2. File–>Save as–> “Praveen.reg”
Note:Change in Save as type to All Files.