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I think my pc is in a strange state. I can't seem to install any shell extensions (though I was able to at one point). Does anyone why this could be? Is there anything I can do to verify new extensions can be installed?

When installing either of the 2 below it appears to work but the shell remains the same:

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use ShellExView to check whether the new extensions are disabled.

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Cool tool! Both shell extensions were disabled. Is there anything that would make this the default action when installing extensions? I'd like to disable that if its the case. – Dane O'Connor Sep 18 '09 at 16:22
beats me what went wrong, but i had the problem before, so ShellExView is handy to have around. :) – Molly7244 Sep 18 '09 at 16:26

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