I also tried widows restore for two attempts, but no luck. Let it run for about 5-10 Min's. Right clicking on desktop will promt a. Ctrl-alt-del shows no tasks running and the only way to get out of this is to do a physical turn off of the computer. I can sometimes right-click within a program such as Word or Excel and use the functionality of the right mouse button there, but at the Windows level I can't right-click on anything at all without my system seizing up. It could be because a third party app has added something to the right-click context menu that is causing explorer to crash. I haven;t used the program in a while because I haven;t needed to.
In the Create new task window, type Explorer. General Discussion What a maddening experience Running Win 7 64Bit Professional retail even happens after a nice fresh clean install. This way you should find the defective extension. Trying to avoid creating new user profile!!!!!! Even after disabling everything in the context menu, every couple of days, it goes back to crashing. Not likely to bee the cause, but again, common enough to warrant the quick check. If I right click a file or folder on the desktop, that works normally.
Such a problem may occur both inside File Explorer and on the Desktop. I have realized it's not Windows that is causing these errors. How old is the harddrive? The site that used to make it, Is no longer up. Click on the Options again and select Restart Explorer Now try to right click on desktop to see if it fix your problem. The reason for this is because there is a slow response for the computer to open folders. For the benefit of all users round the world, if and when you solve your problem, it is good manners to give as full an explaination of what you did to solve it as you can.
If the error happens with directories or with virtual folders. It only occurs when I click new. Be careful not to click on an actual folder when opening of explorer after the crash because for me that seemed to solve the problem temporarily. Create new folder on desktop when right click new does not work Desktop computer with Windows10 Pro. Go into My Computer and see if any drives have the red X, and if so unmap them.
My win7 trial expired, so I did a slmgr -rearm in an elevated cmd. Instead just open up your username folder and right click on a file until it stops. In case the problem persists, then we suggest that you go ahead and perform a clean boot. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. There is no real reason to right click the icon except that sometimes I do that and then click open rather than double click with the right mouse button. Hopefully, these problems will be addressed.
If it does then start to enable one by one and repeat step 5 until the problem occurs again, that's the offending extension. The third-party product discussed here is manufactured by a company that is independent of Microsoft. I googled the problem and tried a couple. That happens with my primary account after the recent 1809 updates. I've had this be the issue many times as well. Of course import the Context folder after you find it, test explorer once again by right clicking to make sure you found the problem, and delete the file that caused the problem. It is caused by the null pointer.
To get rid of crashing or Freezed Explorer. Once I log into my desktop on my Surface Pro 5, I am able to right click to create new folder well. I thought maybe if I went to system restore and tried to go through that process it might take care of the problem, only system restore says there is no restore date. Hi, I would suggest you to check for the exact error message that you get for this issue in Event Viewer. Event Viewer is a tool that displays detailed information about significant events on your computer. Method 2: If you are unable to resolve the issue, then I suggest you to check in a clean boot state.
Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. Any and all feedback is greatly appreciated, thanks! If I try to do anything on the desktop without first allowing traffic through the firewall, the computer will seem to freeze for af few minutes. When I right click on the desktop and click on new, it basically freezes up and eventually refreshes the desktop. Hence I don't thing that this could be the problem since I set a delay as well for the update. Discussion in '' started by LouisLacayo,. Whenever the user right clicks on a desktop icon or the background the explorer freezes. Before following Techs suggestions avast! That or a program that's installed and not responding.
This feature is often implemented inside programs. Any solution to permanently fix my problem? Thats the last known version they did. Windows 7 had a few unnecessary, blank, registry keys. No new software installed -- maybe just some Norton antivirus updates and Windows updates that happen automatically in the background. This occurs of Vista, and 7 7100 atleast when you install an app, and it installs a context menu shortcut or whatever. Choose your setup you have. Go to the desktop and right click on it to see if it fixes your problem.
A lot of people I have discovered within the last few days have had a problem with right clicking in explorer, causing it to crash. Used to have a program that would popup everytime an executable was about to be installed and ask to make a restore point and give it a name. Whenever i right click twice on the desktop or once on a file or folder my computer freezes and says not responding it has been happening for at least one month now and i am starting to get very annoyed so i posted this video so that people may be able to help or find they are having the same problem if i find a solution then i will let you all know. But in this article we will discuss the situation when system freezes after you right-click inside File Explorer or on the Desktop, because the context menus for these actions are almost identical. When you have found it, you need to double click the. To check whether Symantec is over-examining start items Not too common, but so quick to check that's it's worth the tiny success rate when it is the case , reboot, shut it down, and click. I'd guess nVidia Control Panel, as that is the only non-Windows thing on the desktop right click menu:.