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Recently I reintalled Windows 8. All software that I installed on fresh OS is up to date and Windows 8 compatible.

When I try to open context menu explorer was crashing. I used CCleaner to fix registry errors and after fixing it seems explorer doesn't crash again but when I open context menu it hangs about 5-10 seconds. There are several context menu elements like screenshot below

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that doesn't appear on shellex branch of registry. I can't disable them neither from regedit nor from applications itself like Kaspersky or Nvidia control panell.

How can I fix this hang issue?

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Install Glary Utilities from"> It is free for non-commercial use. Once you install it, follow these steps.

Step 1: Open Glary Utilities. It will ask for administrative consent. Allow it.
Step 2: Go to the Modules tab. Then click on Optimise and Improve.
Step 3: In this tab, click Context Menu Manager.

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Step 4: Over here, choose which ones you want and enable/disable/delete accordingly.

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Hope that helps your system to run faster!

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I did as shown. This module hasn't fixed problem but registry cleaner found about 5000 errors and fixed. After this my right click works like a charm. The question is, how fresh OS can collect about 5000 errors in registry? And can I trust this type of software? – Tural Aliyev Mar 31 '13 at 19:02
It is rated #1 in CNET. That's why I use it. Having said that, don't use it too frequently. Once in a month or two should be enough. And the module didn't show any of your context menu entries? Weird – pratnala Apr 1 '13 at 2:06
Also, installing many softwares successively after a fresh install can cause this. I usually stagger it over a week or two. – pratnala Apr 1 '13 at 2:08

Used ShellExView to disable IEContextMenu Class running for Symantec, mostly this is the same file that is culprit across all Anti-Virus running on Windows 8

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There is also a similar thread Why does File Explorer hang frequently in Windows 8?

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