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Update I reinstalled CCCP Codec Pack but without selecting Media Player Classic and Zoom Player (I already have the standalone version of Media Player Classic). To set the properties of a folder simply right click anywhere in the folder window and select properties->Customize and under "What kind of folder do you want?" change it to "documents". window. thank you so very much 05-04-2009, 06:05 PM #10 JOBrien1980 Registered Member Join Date: May 2009 Posts: 1 OS: xp pro PeterDiva I just wanna say thanku so http://osuweb.net/windows-explorer/w7-windows-explorer-crashing.php

Once I ran that command, everything worked perfectly. KB2975719 and KB2995388 duly uninstalled and all is now well. and i tried Scorpion's suggestion of open the file by browsing off of the media player and that still crashes winamp....but now i at least have something that plays my vids. Nov 13, 2006 #4 rhodathesubaru TS Rookie Topic Starter My specs are: AMD athlon XP 1800+ 1.53 GHz 768 MB RAM XP Pro Version 2002 SP2 200 gb total hardrive (40 his comment is here

TechSpot is a registered trademark. But i have thousands of tagged jpg's and I cant have explorer crashing every time i try to access these because there is a .mov file in there Hope that helps Nov 28, 2006 #14 jps911 TS Rookie That codec link did the trick! You should also check your shell extensions as shown in step 1 of the tutorial and disable any that were installed by third party software (Non-Microsoft) then reboot to see if

Once you change the properties be sure and back out and reselect the folder to see the change. but unfortunately the MOV files close the converter as well, so getting totally fed up now. You may also... Though, I noticed that most of the thumbs.db files were coming from one of the folders in my HDD, I am deleting that folder now...

So much room, so quiet... I checked to see which program *.avi is associated with and it was the VLC media player. All Rights Reserved. regardless of how good your firewall is.

and i asked if it happens for all AVI's or just Xvid and Divx? If the video files themselves are problematic, I reckon Explorer should not crash and just not show the thumbnails. Many thanks. 05-12-2010, 08:56 AM #17 Katag Registered Member Join Date: May 2010 Posts: 1 OS: xp prof on desktop, vista prof on laptop Hi all, I had I switched it to Windows media player, but I am still having the same problem with Windows Explorer crashing.

Is there anyway of iPhone movies being saved as something other than MOV before uploading to my laptop? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/avi-files-still-crashing-media-player.62878/ Reboot. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Lenovo IdeaCenter 450 OS Windows 10 Pro X64 CPU Intel Quad Core i7-4770 @ 3.4Ghz Memory 16.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz Hidden Inversions (Robbers' Thread) Can I travel with my New Zealand visa on my old passport Digital is to digitise, as analogue is to ..?

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. weblink Get the answer PhilFrisbieJan 7, 2012, 9:26 AM I am sorry, but you misunderstood my question.What I mean by associated is: What program will Windows use to open up .avi files? Nov 15, 2013 at 8:17 AM #23 gaurav.gorle New Member Joined: Nov 15, 2013 Messages: 3 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 0 Mussels said: ↑ i've helped you fix this one before, you Perhaps someone out there will be able to find another source of this problem.

http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedbackdetail/view/816075/media-foundation-mpeg-4-property-handler-returns-incorrect-video-frame-rate After testing I can confirm that these MOV files play no problem on Windows 7 machines but the users in question are all on Windows 8.1 Edited by BayTree Friday, Thanks again for the tip!Click to expand... are you having the issue in XP or vista, because i had the issues mostly in XP and somtimes in vista Wile E is the regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll command for Xp navigate here Also if you have a video file you can't delete now, deleting this key will allow you to do so.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 9:22 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Is this broken again? I was able to resolve this by updating the metadata of the video files in Windows using Winamp. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

Anyway, I have (on a previous occasion) disabled all non-Microsoft context menu handlers using ShellExView and then rebooted.

As britishdhez suggested, if convenient, please take a try to install the new update for test first. You're the man! Very bizarre and so frustrating. if it does'nt work after that, well, you probly have a virus or spyware and should invest in a better firewall in the near future..

by the way im running xp pro sp2 Nov 13, 2006 #1 N-Guy TS Rookie Posts: 105 Tried installing the latest codec(s)? Oz 05-10-2010, 12:21 AM #16 jojokuriyan Registered Member Join Date: May 2010 Posts: 1 OS: XP Thanks for the post. one of my hard drives is reserved for movies an since last week that drive is giving problem. his comment is here Make sure that "shimgvw.dll" is a valid DLL or OCX file and then try again." =( I can't even open my computer and my Windows Explorer stops working and restarts.

If that doesn't work, consider uninstalling IDM followed by a reboot and also check to see that the C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager folder has been removed and delete it if There are plenty of metadata editors out there. Finally, I have uninstalled IDM and rebooted, deleted the IDM folder and rebooted again. But in the process of figuring it out, i changed the properties of all my .conf files to open with dosbox.

The etched words - Clue Twenty Six How does a natural change flats and sharps? This did not occur when I used XYplorer (www.xyplorer.com) to do the same. General Discussion Windows Explorer crashes on drive 'properties'When I right-click a drive and select 'properties' in Windows Explorer, it crashes. There were no errors found from scanning the hard drives, and the problem remained.

Thanks! Windows Explorer crashes whenever I open my external HDD or thumb drive in explorer.. this... I found a couple of relevant threads in this forum, but they don't seem to have been resolved: http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ties-file.html Right Click Properties Crash My issue is more similar to the first