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If disabling one or a group of items do not solve the problem, enable the item(s) back, and disable the next non-Microsoft context menu handler or the items in the bottom Down below I'll show you how to actually find the entries in the registry, but that method entails actually deleting them. Please try again now or at a later time. Sharing Knowledge Tutorial 347 views 5:22 How to restore your desktop icons, taskbar and and all! - Duration: 2:47. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/513252/win-xp-pro-right-click-hangs-computer/

Using ShellExViewer and the second method on the 'slow right click' page I shutdown half at a time (including MS items) and then half again until I narrowed it down to Sort the results using Type, so that the Context Menu handlers are displayed together. Up next CAN'T RIGHT CLICK AT ALL???? Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Mouse Right click problem by Mahendra /

  1. Thankfully when I checked on the manufacturer's website, there was a new graphics driver for Windows 8.1.
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  3. Wolverine7, TsVkI I tried to work thru this once before but was unable to find the problem.
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  5. Sometimes when its stuck on the start button I can double click on "my computer" icon and a window will open and the hourglass will go away.
  6. It will scan the registry for all the shell extensions.
  7. If something isn't working later on, just go to File and Import to add the key back the way it was before you started editing it.
  8. Once that opened that ended the hourglass.

Either way, it's time to take a look at all those entries and if any are causing the problem. Still, even on a clean Windows 8.1 install, there were over 30 entries. Ask ! Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy


The other trick that has worked for some people is to go to Device Manager, right-click on the display adapter and choose Disable. Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft As such, a REFRESH occurs just like what happens if you click on the open area of the desktop (not a right click!) and tap the F5 key.Bob Flag Permalink This

The mouse doesn't work to When right clicking on desktop windows stops working My desktop icons disappeared.

Method 2 - Disable 3rd Party Extensions If the graphics driver didn't fix your problem or if you're having this issue on Windows 7, Vista, etc, then it's probably related to solved File Explorer/Desktop not responding on right click I cant see the desktop on my vaio laptop only blue screen after i clicked on the More resources Tom's Hardware Around the These programs really hook into Windows and change the behavior along with the look. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Then navigate to the following key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\background\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers On a clean install of Windows, it's completely empty like this: If you see any entries here, you can try to delete some of After rebooting the computer is a little better then if its been running for a while. I'll also talk about how to fix that problem too in this article. Working...

Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Daily Email Newsletter Featured PostsHow to Check if Your VPN Connection is Actually EncryptedThe Best Free Apps for a New iPhoneView this content I upgraded to Windows 8.1 a bit too quickly before a graphics driver had been released for my hardware. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). This lists all third-party shell extensions...

Loading... Displaying error windows saying explorer.exe has been ended and now Dr Watson Postmortem Debigger is kicking out error messages and is being stopped. Crack4tech 671 views 2:47 How To Personalize Your Windows XP PC's Appearance - Duration: 2:47. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-fax-console-problem.html this is a 99.9% chance fix.

Loading... Windows can't do 5.1 right Right-Click on Mycomputer problem Windows 2000 right-click explorer bug Computer crashes on right click. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Mouse Right click problem The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

Then I kept bisecting the list until it was just a few and did those one at a time.

Cause A poorly coded Context Menu handler (added by a 3rd party program) might cause any of the above symptoms. http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm Spot on... Now I know I didn't do anything wrong when I built my new system.http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;819101Asus A7N8X Deluxe v2 -- AMD Athlon XP 2500 Barton Core -- 512 P2700 -- ATI Radeon 9500 win xp pro, right click hangs computer Started by jamby , Nov 06 2013 04:43 PM Please log in to reply 9 replies to this topic #1 jamby jamby Members 24

David Dvir 33,764 views 2:23 How To Restore Missing Right Click Menu New Folder Option - Duration: 5:22. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Test new features Loading... That's pretty much it. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-booting-problem.html In one peculiar case, the system file shimgvw.dll (Shell Image Verbs - {e84fda7c-1d6a-45f6-b725-cb260c236066}) itself causing the problem.

I was pretty lucky as there are still a couple of computers that I have that do not yet have updated graphics drivers for Windows 8.1. We are sorry for the inconvenience" when you right-click a folder. After that I left clicked on the Start Button and got and hourglass there, double clicking on the "My Computer" icon opened a explorer window and released the hourglass. A couple of programs that come to mind are StarDock applications like Fences, Start8, and WindowBlinds.

BBBProduction 16,758 views 2:30 How to Edit Right Click Menu in Windows XP Windows 7 Windows 8 - Duration: 1:20. Context menu handlers can load from any of these areas: Registry Key Description HKCR \*\shellex\contextmenuhandlers Files HKCR\AllFileSystemObjects\shellex\ contextmenuhandlers Files and File folders HKCR\Folder\shellex\contextmenuhandlers Folders (virtual and real) HKCR\Directory\shellex\contextmenuhandlers File folders HKCR\\shellex\contextmenuhandlers Since we're dealing with a right-click issue in Windows, we're particularly interested in Context Menu handlers. Sign in to make your opinion count.

No problem. It's a very small program and you don't even need to install it. http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm Back to top #4 TsVk! Sign in to report inappropriate content.