Windows Explorer Crashes on Right Click Menu Solution

Recently, when I attempt to open the property window of a folder in File Explorer, it crashes all the time. It bothers me a lot and I finally fix it by cleaning up the right click context menu.

When we install more software, the right click menu gets messy. Even worse, the bad items might crash your explorer.

Directly manage and modify the right click menu in regedit is tedious and error-prone. Suggest to download a tool such as RightMenuMgr to clean up the menu.

Open the tool and disable useless items in the right category just by a simple click:

For my case, the bad guy is the FormatFactoryShell, which makes the explorer crashes:


You can find the bad item by binary-search. After that, just uncheck the item and the problem would be fixed.