Most of use need to create new folders in Windows, to better organize our files in File Explorer. Windows 10 / 8 / 7 includes the ability to add new folders with a keyboard shortcut key combination.
Keyboard shortcut to create new folders
To create a new folder, we normally right-click, select New > Folder. But Windows 10 / 8 / 7 lets you do it with a keyboard shortcut too.
To do so, simply press Ctrl+Shift+N in an open explorer window & the folder will be automatically created instantly show up, ready to be renamed to something more useful.
For example, click on the desktop and then press Ctrl+Shift+N. You will see that a New folder is created instantaneously all ready to be re-named! You can open in this fashion in any Windows 10 / 8 / 7 explorer window.
If you want to have the same functionality in Windows Vista, you can download and use freeware mdAxelerator.