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Windows Explorer Keeps Crashing When Viewing AVI Files On Computer

All Rights Reserved. I'm having exactly the same issue (mouse over an mp4 file from iphone, get a crash). Mar 6, 2008 at 5:21 AM #4 Zero Ice New Member Joined: Feb 17, 2008 Messages: 25 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 2 Location: Central KY Can I do anything or give you IF you have it, uninstall it. this page

Everything was working fine a few weeks ago, its just suddendly started over the last week. that would make sense, since I have loads of videos on my HDD and thumb drive? All the .mov files have played for me with quicktime - I assume that you have checked your file associations to so that quicktime is the default programme for .mov. Thats ENGLAND had this problem years ago and i found it was due to the avi files that were encoded with the Xvid codec. recommended you read

The next time Explorer crashes check for a dump file here: C:\Localdump Refer to the tutorial linked above to read the instructions on how to zip the dump file and attach If you get another new dump file you could attach it to another post just to check that it reads the same as the last one. I have seen systems crashing just by highlighting the avi's, as u click once on them and windows tries to gather its details, system hangs/crashes. Thanks for your reply.

Microsoft should be watching so hopefully they will provide a proper patch. Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. FFDshow is a video and audio filter that plays just about anything. this corrected my problem as well.

AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. *.avi is not associated with VLC. then again, i suppose if you "abuse" the power of the internet like over 70% of the people probly do, then your just gunna get an oversized paperweight soon anyway.. Anybody else got any ideas before my laptop goes through the window! no more crashing!

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is as said by others, its a codec issue. I don't have a problem with using Run...

Login now. I switched it to Windows media player, but I am still having the same problem with Windows Explorer crashing. I have changed the file from .dll to .old and rebooted. I have .MOV file here (from my Sony digital camera) and everything seems fine, I play it at my VLC video player (K-lite and WMP, crashed) Edited by britishdhez Thursday, February

Nov 14, 2006 #7 rhodathesubaru TS Rookie Topic Starter I downloaded the VideoLAN player that SNGX suggested and that played them just fine... Hello, Microsoft! I was able to resolve this by updating the metadata of the video files in Windows using Winamp. The following information is found in the Event Viewer: Faulting application explorer.exe, version 6.0.2900.5512, faulting module ntdll.dll, version 5.1.2600.6055, fault address 0x00010f1e.Faulting application drwtsn32.exe, version 5.1.2600.0, faulting module dbghelp.dll, version 5.1.2600.5512,

I've uninstalled it and I get no crashes so far. all .mp* - Windows Media Player Look in Control Panel, Default Programs. There's simply no uninstall option for that update. Get More Info Nov 28, 2006 #13 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 I have the same problem...I can open the avi files in Windows Media Player and QuickTime, but in Explorer, just

Using this technique it opens the files (as you have found out if you just opened them before, it crashed MOVAVI) and converted them to MP4. However, I found this also disables recording and playback function ofnative CAMERAAPP in Win 8.1 Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:45 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This problem Thank you soooo much!

After downloading the old file from ZippyShare to my downloads directory I copied the commands in the "Batch Script" above into an Admin "Command Prompt" window one by one...

Thanks. When I uninstalled FFdShow, then restarted his computer, all drives load properly. Mar 6, 2008 at 4:02 PM #9 rampage Joined: May 31, 2007 Messages: 1,051 (0.30/day) Thanks Received: 69 Location: Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia System Specs System Name: Rampage 3.0 Processor: i7 I've been having this problem trying to open avi files, so this tip is much appreciated.

Additionally, any organisation of my files on the desktop is lost. X501U Memory 4.00 GB Graphics Card AMD Radeon HD 6290 Graphics Sound Card (1) AMD High Definition Audio Device (2) Realtek High Defi Screen Resolution 1366 x 768 x 32 bits However, I would like to know how to reverse this procedure if I wanted to, and where, if anywhere, there is a place to open a window that has check boxes I just cant fix it Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-15-2007, 01:13 PM #1 pbul2004 Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2006 Posts: 94 OS: Windows XP Hello everyone,

but I would just like to know a little bit more info about what and where I'm enabling and disabling features in Windows XP. so i tried the start/run regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll, and that fixed windows explorer from crashing but now i can't open the video without winamp or windows media player crashing....I read some The date is February 27, 2011, so this thread is still pertinent. Nov 14, 2006 #10 jps911 TS Rookie I have the same problem...I can open the avi files in Windows Media Player and QuickTime, but in Explorer, just showing the AVI file


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