Explorer Windows stopped working - by clicking on the icons in Control Panel

I discovered that when I go into Control Panel and try to use the programs icon features as soon as I click I get "windows that explore has stopped working" and it will restart windows Explorer.

Playing around I found if I just go to control panel and then close the window, I get the same error!

Argh!   How can I fix it?

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Hello

Please apply the following patch:

http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/978433 (Windows Explorer crashes and then restarts when you access an element of Panel of others on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 )

Click on the link view and request hotfix downloads select the platform (x 86 or x 64) and type in your email twice and enter the captcha ad click request hotfix.

After 1 minute, you have an email with the link to download an exe file. Use the password is contained in the email to retrieve the update.

Install the update and restart, now, the problem should be solved.

If the issue is not fixed, please download this reg from my SkyDrive file:
http://CID-128fc518635be2dc.SkyDrive.live.com/self.aspx/.public/Ms%20Foren/registry/WER%5E_Explorer.reg

and double click on the file to import.

When Explorer crashes, Windows Error Reporting Service creates a dmp under C:\Localdumps. Please download the file to your public Skydrive folder and post the link here. I take to the dump, maybe I can see the cause.

André

"A programmer is just a tool that converts the caffeine in code" Deputy CLIP - http://www.winvistaside.de/

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