Windows 10: File explorer crashes whenever I right click on a file. If I left click it opens fine.

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  1. File explorer crashes whenever I right click on a file. If I left click it opens fine.

    /u/Jorda_jorda, Dec 11, 2019
    #1

  2. mouse right click will not open my file explorer in taskbar

    Hello Carl,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    We regret the inconvenience caused to you. We will assist you to resolve this issue.

    • What happens when you left clicking?
    • When you say right click, do you actually mean left click?
    • Which all troubleshooting steps have you already tried to resolve this issue?

    Left clicking with mouse will open File explorer or any other programs. Whereas right click will give you context menu.

    I suggest you to right-click on the File Explorer
    on the task bar and select Unpin from Taskbar. Now in the search bar type
    File Explorer and right click on it and select Pin it to Taskbar
    and check if it helps.

    Let us know the status of the issue. We will be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Dec 11, 2019
    #2
  3. Windows Explorer crashing due to large files

    thats wierd... iv never had a large file crash explorer before....


    and i have files ranging upto 80GB...
     
    slyfox2151, Dec 11, 2019
    #3
  4. H0logram Win User

    File explorer crashes whenever I right click on a file. If I left click it opens fine.

    win10 file explorer crashes with right click

    Thank you for this suggestion, I have tried both of these and still have the issue where if I right click on a directory on the left side of file explorer it crashes and closed the screen. Any other suggestions??

    Thank you
     
    H0logram, Dec 11, 2019
    #4
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File explorer crashes whenever I right click on a file. If I left click it opens fine.

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