Explorer.exe error -- Assertion failed

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intrac

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Getting this error when ever I right click on anything in Explorer:

Assertion failed: !"bogus context in ExceptionHandler()", file xx.cpp, line 3071

Any ideas?
 
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Just a wild guess here but whatever Service Pack you have installed, I would reinstall it on the system again and then visit Windows Update.

For example, lets say you have Windows XP with Service Pack 1 applied. Reinstall Service Pack 1 (dont install SP2) and then visit Windowsupdate.

Sounds to me like Explorer.exe is corrupt.

Have you checked the system for viruses? It is possible that explorer.exe has been infected with a virus.
 

intrac

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Sadan01
Thanks for the reply. SP2 was already installed a few months ago, and I did a re-install of XP Pro and SP2 again 1 week ago. I've scanned for viruses (Norton AV) and scanned for spyware (AdAware, Spyware Blaster, SpyBot Search & Destroy, MS AntiSpyware).
 

intrac

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Sadan01,
Thank you. My problem occurs with anything that I right click on when in Explorer. (example -- rename, properties, etc.). It looks like the identical problem.

I have has SP2 applied for quite some time, and I doubt if its' related to SP2, since it's only recently occurred.

In searching around, the only reference I could find is in Borland.
 
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