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Windows 7: Right click hangs Explorer.exe on Windows 7

07 Mar 2011   #21
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cfoster View Post
I am experiencing the same problem on my laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. I fixed it once by restoring to a prevous restore point, but the problem has returned. I am not using AVG or any Adobe apps except the flash and pdf readers.
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30 May 2011   #22

Windows 7 x64 Enterprise
 
 

I got the same problem with Windows 7 Explorer hanging when right-clicking an item. After disabling the Preview by clicking "Hide Preview Pane" (button on the upper right on the Explorer window) the problems disappeared

// Terje
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03 Jul 2011   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

How interesting Terje. I had the same right click issues but I did not have the preview pane active, but I made it active and then disabled it again and my right click works fine again!!

Mervyn
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04 Jul 2011   #24

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Yes, I found the same issue with Preview and opening large PDF files which litter my computer. Disabling preview addresses the delay in Explorer running. By the way I am very happy with Windows 7 on my two computers and I even was able to address the Ubuntu video driver issue.
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