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Windows 7: "Browse for Folder" doesn't show anything / is blank when installing

13 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
"Browse for Folder" doesn't show anything / is blank when installing

so I just got a refurbished Acer laptop and am trying to install Super Anti-Spyware, but when I try to change the folder it installs to, the Browse for Folder window shows up blank.

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I searched different forums for help on this, and have already tried the command prompt solutions discussed in this thread:
"Browse for Folder" dialogs appear blank

to no avail

running /sfc scannow found a few problems and fixed them but even after I restarted the Browse for folder still shows up blank

Does anyone have any additional suggestions / ways you fixed this problem if you had it?

thanks a bunch

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14 Aug 2011   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums 99problemswithw. Did you register both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions? If just the 32 bit in my suggestion in the other thread you referred to, then try this as well:

Start> Type cmd in search box> right click on cmd.exe in results above> click on Run as Administrator

When command prompt opens, type the following (notice the space) :

regsvr32 %windir%\syswow64\shdocvw.dll

Press Enter

regsvr32 %windir%\syswow64\browseui.dll

Press Enter

Reboot and see if problem is fixed.

A Guy
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