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ashShell.dll - Opening more than one file crashed (right click or via menu) crashed Windows Explorer

Thanks a lot for your program that helped me solving my problem!
Only 10 minutes ago I installed your program, blamed avast context menu, disabled it - and gone are Explorer's crashes when opening several files (usually Word or different kind of audio files for Express Scribe) at once. I didn't have to disable anything else (anyway there were not many options left) and I can still use Avast antivirus without context menu.
My system: Windows XP Professional 32.bit, Avast! Free Antivirus 6.0.1289
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The details of the shell extension that might cause the problem:

Shell Extension Name: avast
Filename: ashShell.dll
Description: avast! Shell Extension
Company: AVAST Software
Product Name: avast! Antivirus
File Version: 6.0.1289.0
CLSID: {472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24}

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.