Missing “Create Virtual Machine” in the “%username%\virtual machines” folder
Posted by essjae on December 29, 2009
Below is the fix for the virtual machines folder for WinVPC when the folder here “%username%virtual machines” is missing the “Create Virtual Machine” option.
This has bitten me twice now. Once on my desktop after a fresh install of WinVPC and just now on my notebook.
The fix is pretty simple (thanks to Vinod Atal from MSFT when I first hit the problem back in May), copy and paste the following lines into notepad and save to a *.reg file, then double-click to run it (you shouldn’t need to reboot for the fix to take effect, close and re-open the window:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU] [-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags] [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU] [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags] [-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU] [-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags]