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I know it has something to do with a System folder located somewhere in the Roaming or LocalApp Data. I just can't figure out what. I have transferred all of the system folders for my user, I have messed with Shell Folder Paths, etc.

The attached image is what it looks like. When I attempt to Right-Click anything, I don't get a dialog box prompting me the ability to save anything, and I don't have a save theme link like you all may have.

Does anyone have a similar issue? Have they found a resolution? I spent quite some time on this yesterday and havn't found a resolution to this.

Basically I don't have the save theme command as shown here:


and here:

(Not what the arrow is pointing at, but what is next to it.)

Edited by Lige - 1/8/10 at 12:47am
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What's the "Installed Themes" all about? I don't have that, so could that be what's causing this?
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I don't know, I just made this on the technet forums as well:
http://social.answers.microsoft.com/...e-b6988c3f8fee

It is incredibly annoying, I know it has something to do with the folders or at least via the registry.
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Quote:
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I don't know, I just made this on the technet forums as well:
http://social.answers.microsoft.com/...e-b6988c3f8fee

It is incredibly annoying, I know it has something to do with the folders or at least via the registry.
To answer the installed theme part - I have that as well and that is ONLY because I installed a custom theme from deviantart... and to do that I had to use a registry hack...

So installed theme is any theme that is not part of the original package. Whether you got them from microsoft or some other 3rd party.

You may want to check if that is what is possibly jacking up your save ability. You should be able to google for the uninstaller that reverts those type of settings (look at the theme I have for example I think that website has more info on the install/uninstall of said files and hack)

I dont know too specifically though but this might be of some help.
    
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I havn't used a registry hack to install anything. That is me trying to make and customize a theme.
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did you fix the problem ?
i have the same thing, it was fine a day ago, and yes i did mess it up the same way you did
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