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Fatal Error: Unable to create an instance of a required object: FileProxy

Posted on 2009-07-05
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I have a computer running microsoft windows XP with service pack 3 on my PC and keep receiving this error message when browsing to find a file location on my hard drive using windows explorer:

FATAL ERROR
Unable to create an instance of a required object: FileProxy

what is causing this and how can I correct this issue please ?

Thank you

John
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This is referenced by Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q252535/

If that doesn't work, you might try using Autoruns (from Sysinternals) and seeing if there are any obviously weird shell extensions installed.
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Thanks I could not find out what was causing the problems so I just rolled back PC to an earlier date and the error has gone.
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