Computer freezes when......

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Why does my computer freeze, when I right click on any desktop icon??
Question by:jazzymel
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    does killing VERCLSID.EXE restores things to normal or killing explorer.exe and starting it again ?
    if so, KB908531 update is the most likely problem.

    Checking up for spyware and viruses software might also be good idea.


    Author Comment

    Verclsid.exe is not  listed in the processes. Re-starting does not remove problem!
    I ran spybot and deleted trojans found and I scanned with anti-virus and deleted spyware and viruses.

    Author Comment

    It might have to do with the right click function. ??!!??
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    Accepted Solution

    probably a corrupt OS, or malware
    for corrupt OS, try running sfc /Scannow from the run box

    Author Comment

    I suspect the same, I will try what you mentioned and get back to you!
     please wait.

    Author Comment

    Just for clarification, I had to repair the OS with the original Windows XP cd.
    I had problems with sfc/scannow.  
    Anyway it was a corrupted OS.

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