Computer freezes when......

Why does my computer freeze, when I right click on any desktop icon??
jazzymelAsked:
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szaibotCommented:
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.

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jazzymelAuthor Commented:
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.
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jazzymelAuthor Commented:
It might have to do with the right click function. ??!!??
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nobusCommented:
probably a corrupt OS, or malware
for corrupt OS, try running sfc /Scannow from the run box
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jazzymelAuthor Commented:
I suspect the same, I will try what you mentioned and get back to you!
 please wait.
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jazzymelAuthor Commented:
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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