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File Explorer crashes and restarts on right click


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Seem to be having an issue all of a sudden. not sure how to fix it or even what might be wrong. when i right click on a disk drive in a file explorer it crashes then restarts. if your not sure what i mean i did screencap the experience and uploaded it here [video]http://www.screencast.com/users/OtakuSupreme/folders/Jing/media/16129b68-8454-4a32-ac55-be8172d0205b[/video]

Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated.

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 Pro


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These are typically related to some application you have installed that adds right click menus to Explorer. These menus crash because they aren't compatible with Windows 8. If this is recent, check your Programs and Features list for newly installed applications.

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Intel i7 3770K
    Gigabyte Z77X-UD4 TH
    16GB DDR3 1600
    Graphics Card(s)
    nVidia GTX 650
    Sound Card
    Onboard Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Auria 27" IPS + 2x Samsung 23"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440 + 2x 2048x1152
    Hard Drives
    Corsair m4 256GB, 2 WD 2TB drives
    Antec SOLO II
    Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000
    Logitech MX
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    us minnesota

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