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Ext User(Yang)
01-06-2007, 10:53 PM
I've written my own context menu handlers and I am conscious of the
software I choose to install which add these. I don't think it's due to
context menu handlers.

Elmo <elmogeek@iglou.invalid> wrote in
news:#rZvN8doHHA.4220@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl:

> Yang wrote:
>> Sometimes, when doing certain operations like deleting files or
>> right- clicking, explorer.exe locks up (no window redraws, etc.).
>> Sometimes it comes out of it (after about 30 seconds to a minute);
>> other times, it seems to be stuck for good, in which case I need to
>> kill it with taskmgr. This is extremely annoying (esp. since some of
>> my tray icons disappear on killing explorer), and I usually don't
>> bother waiting for the 30 seconds to kill explorer. Any help would be
>> greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>
> You could try this:
>
> Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers.
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
>

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