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Please help; it's driving me crazy! Many thanks for your advice. 01-22-2005 08:36 AMHammy Feedback Page 1 of 181 2 3 4 next › last » Related Post Your Answer TopicYour replyYour name or log inVerify you're If already installed, reinstall it. it takes ages for a filename search that was faster under Xtreegold in DOS.(winge) Ghitulescu7th October 2009, 18:26I have a lot of zips with archived data, I know where they are his comment is here

AVI, MPEG, DivX, MP4, Xvid etc. As far as I have understood the last dll is the one who implements the work with Windows Metafile and corresponds to the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer correct? This isn't disk specific, or file specific but it does seems to be any avi file. I have checked in TOOLS/FOLDER OPTIONS but can't see preview mode. this content

Thanks alot and you may consider the case closed as far as I'm concerned. Thanks in advance.KevKevThursday, 31 May 2007 05:56:26 UTCAbout a month ago I installed nero entertainment package and is sucked so I got rid of it, and it destroy thumbnails for all HomeHome About Cheat Sheet Freebies… Recommendations TP Home > Uncategorized > Windows Explorer Probs : Fix SuddenCrashes Windows Explorer Probs : Fix SuddenCrashes February 7, 2011 Obin Leave a comment Go regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll worked PERFECTLY for me.

I really still do not understand the exact cause, but even though it has happened with a couple of specific individual AVI's before this thread, it hasn't happened since, and I Any other suggestions? - L 01-17-2005 09:31 PMLyss Feedback Okay, it was TWO problems! Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. The current version of dll file available on our site is 6.0.2600.0 with a size of 60.54 kb.

Thanks! 12-26-2004 01:47 PMfohktor Feedback I'm so glad google found this thread via google. Best o luck setarip_old2nd September 2008, 04:36What happens if you try to play the .AVI from the thumb drive? Please try the request again. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/89624-45-shmedia-problem I can play all the videos, I can drag one out onto my desktop as that error box taunts me, everything works fine except Explorer crashing and closing all open folders

This was not a virus or corrupted flash drive, I assure you. That fix is double as great if it fixes the problem when even WMP can't re-register it's components. I knew it wasn't a virus as the computer wasn't connected to the internet and pendrive ports were disabled. I had to use task manager to close folder.

A required component is missing: shmedia.dll. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/307370/video-files-cause-windows-explorer-to-crash/ Similar Topics Windows explorer has encountered an error and needs to close Jun 14, 2005 windows encountered an error and needs to close Feb 23, 2007 Explorer has encountered a problem Aug 31, 2007 #24 Youngstown TS Rookie I was having the same problem as described in this thread. Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. this content BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. I think I'll give that a try and see if it suits me. Sep 14, 2006 #14 Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446 bobbo79 said: hi guys, 1st post.

Try reinstalling it. It appears as that just fixed the problem!!!!!! May 2, 2006 #5 detrunks TS Enthusiast Posts: 153 It's probably only one video file causing the corruption, but I never found out why it should be so! weblink Right click over empty space in the root folder, choose 'view' and select anything but thumbnails May 2, 2006 #4 ultraviolet TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks, I'll give that a

If Windows 7 matures into a decent product, I'll be skipping Vista (yuck) altogether and go with Windows 7 64 bit or Windows XP pro 64 bit for my next build I have a lot of zips with archived data, I know where they are and whats in them, I dont want explorer to search them. CTRL+ALT+DEL end process explorer.exe Delete the file using opened program from before (you can also do it from the command prompt) and start the explorer.exe again (ctrl+alt+del) file/new task (run), type

Were you able to fix the dll problem?

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ERROR So in compact form, the steps are : 1. Categories Free Stuff (27) Games (1) General (57) Mobile Phones (4) Mods and hacks (20) My Utilities (11) Flickr Downloader (1) TED Downloader (9) Obin (1) Office Hack (4) Protecting Your http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp/t1061425126 "Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at 12:25 pm Posted by Enipucrop (3 messages posted) OK, I found this somewhere and it has fixed my problem: =========== I had exactly the same

Very irritating. now for the simple statement that's hard to follow... Go to Start/Run/and type - regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll click OK. check over here Guest2nd September 2008, 00:57Turn off thumbnails?

It was the queerest of things as the explorer process seemed to crash on its Whim and Fancy. avi's played fine in Ares until this problem arose a couple of weeks ago. Sep 16, 2006 #16 bambamrck TS Rookie Same problem ultraviolet said: Sorry to beg on my first post. Turning off thumbnails would therefore stop the crashes.

Nov 14, 2006 #20 detrunks TS Enthusiast Posts: 153 Just to be clear, explorer crashes because of bad encoding that affected the thumbnails view of the file. May 11, 2006 #13 bobbo79 TS Rookie hi guys, 1st post. You may download the file for legally licensed software only.