Can't right click on desktop

Discussion in 'Windows Vista File Management' started by cmdacos, May 1, 2007.

  1. cmdacos

    cmdacos Guest

    I can't right click on either the desktop or within Windows Explorer. Either
    way Windows Explorer hangs, stops working and restarts without me ever seeing
    the right click menu. Any ideas what's going on?
     
    cmdacos, May 1, 2007
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    dean-dean Guest

    A recently installed program may have added an item to your context menu,
    and it's not working out too well. Check to see if the program has the
    option to remove the context menu item. If not, I would uninstall the
    program.
     
    dean-dean, May 1, 2007
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  3. See "Method 2" here.

    Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers:
    http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm

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    Regards,

    Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
    Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


    I can't right click on either the desktop or within Windows Explorer. Either
    way Windows Explorer hangs, stops working and restarts without me ever seeing
    the right click menu. Any ideas what's going on?
     
    Ramesh, MS-MVP, May 1, 2007
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  4. cmdacos

    ziggyff Guest

    the shellexview utility worked for me. I went one by one thru the
    context menu "type", disabling each until I discovered a Roxio Creator
    10 extension that was the problem...years ago Roxio 7 left remnants
    after an uninstall so they still cause problems...thanks mucho
     
    ziggyff, May 28, 2010
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