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wab32.dll - Explorer crashes when you right-click on a folder.

Explorer Crashed when right clicking on a folder, when right clicking on the desktop, when attempting to create a new folder or rename in explorer and in serveral other instances. Folders could be made and named within most applications without any problem. With ShellExView I disabled just a couple I suspected with no impact. Disabling the ASUS Display Property Page (Version solved immediately. Oddly though, I then enabled it again and the computer is back to normal with no right click problem found at all in initial testing. THANK YOU

The details of the shell extension that might cause the problem:

Shell Extension Name: .group shell extension handler
Filename: wab32.dll
Description: Microsoft (R) Contacts DLL
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Product Name:
File Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
CLSID: {4F58F63F-244B-4c07-B29F-210BE59BE9B4}

If you think that you have similar problem in your system, you can try to fix the problem by disabling the specified shell extension. In order to do that, simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Download and run the ShellExView utility from this Web page.
  2. Find the right shell extension according the details specified above.
  3. Select this shell extension and press F7 to disable this extension. After disabling the shell extension, check if the problem still occurs. If the problem still occurs, you should enable back the shell extension by pressing F8, and then try to search for another shell extension that might cause your problem.

This shell extension problem was reported by JAID