Shortcut key to Create New Folder

A shortcut key to create a new folder is essential especially when you deal with many folders. You just can’t go to right click menu and create a new folder every time, it’s time consuming isn’t it? So, let’s speak about Windows shortcut keys to create new folders with ease.

Shortcut Key for Creating a New Folder in Windows 7:

Go to the location where you want to create a new folder and hold the keys Ctrl + Shift + N to create a new folder instantly. Just memorize this shortcut key combo and you are all set to create a new folder instantly!

Shortcut Key for Creating a New Folder in Windows Vista:

Press Alt + F then press W then press F (do this quickly), you’ll see a new folder created in the directory in which you are in windows explorer. This method won’t work for Desktop for that you need to download and install bxNew folder utility. After installing it, simply press ‘F12’ to create a new folder.

Shortcut Key for Creating a New Folder in Windows XP:

Unfortunately, unlike Windows 7, XP doesn’t have a direct shortcut key to create a new folder. But you can get a new folder shortcut by installing bxNew Folder utility. After installing you should notice a “New Folder” button in the explorer menu. You can simply click on the “New Folder” button or press F12 key to create a new folder anywhere.

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