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Fix Right Click Not Responding and Crashes In Windows 10

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After install Recent update or Upgrade to Windows 10 creators update, users Report Right Click Not Responding ( the context menu doesn’t appear ) and Crashes file Explorer In Windows 10. In some cases right clicking on the mouse works erratically; sometimes responding and others just remains still. If performing right click crashes File Explorer And not responding in Windows 10/8.1/8, then here we have some solutions to get rid of this Right Click Not Responding and Crashes problem.

Windows File Explorer crashes or freezes unexpectedly, would be quite annoying especially if your work employ use of File Explorer to large extent. Mostly Right Click Not Responding and Crashes In Windows 10 due To  system file corruption which directly affect File Explorer functionality or corrupted File Explorer app. Also some third-party software, which might have blocked File Explorer, Due to application of any policy setting (either on your standalone machine or from the domain, part of which your system is) that restricts File Explorer and the last one Virus and malware infection.




How To Fix Right Click Not Responding and Crashes

After understand Why Right Click Not Responding and Crashes the file explorer on windows, And the reason behind this issue here apply bellow solutions to get rid of this Error. Start with Basic Troubleshooting first restart the Explorer by fallowing bellow steps.

Restart windows Explorer

To Restart Windows explorer we need to End the current running task on Task manager. For this press Alt + Ctrl + Del and select Taskmanager. Also you can open Task manger from Right click on Task bar and select Taskmanager.  Here under process tab scroll down and look for windows explorer, Right click and select End Task.

end windows explorer
End windows explorer process

Again click on File ->  run new task -> type explorer.exe. and check mark create this task with administrative privileges. Now Check problem solved, If not fallow next solution.

run explorer exe
explorer exe

Check Corrupted system files

As discussed before corrupted system file are the main reason behind this Right Click Not Responding and Crashes In Windows 10. Checking for Corrupted system files using inbuilt SFC Utility can help to fix and restore missing , corrupted system files on windows 10.

For This we need to open command prompt as administrator. you can do this by simply type cmd on start menu search, right click on command prompt from search results and select run as administrator.

Note : Due to this right click Crash issue if you are unable to open command prompt, Or perform any task we recommend to Start windows into safe mode then, perform the steps.

Now on Command prompt type sfc /scannow and hit enter key to execute the command.

Run sfc scannow
Run sfc scannow

This will start scanning windows for corrupted, missing system files, If found any the sfc utility will restore them itself from a cache folder stored on windows installation drive. You Can Read more About windows sfc utility from Here. Now Wait untill 100% complete the scanning process.  Then after type command bellow to cleanup and repair windows OS.

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

dism-restore-health-command
DISM restore health command

You can Read more about DISM restore health command with details. Again wait untill 100% complete the process and Restart windows now check problem solved. This is the best and most working solution solved,  Right Click Not Responding and Crashes Issue for number of users. i hope This will also fix the problem for you.




Make sure Latest updates installed

Microsoft push Day to day updates with new Features and security improvements and bug fixes. So make sure windows have installed recent updates properly. You can check and install latest updates for your windows computer by fallowing bellow.

Click on Start menu -> Settings -> Update and security -> Check for updates.

check for updates
check for updates on Windows 10

Check for virus infection

Also As discussed before Virus and malware infection Can cause this Rignt click Not responding and Crashes Windows file explorer. We strongly Recommended to Download And install a Antivirus / Anti malware application with latest updates installed. Then perform a full system scan for virus and malware infection. After complete the scanning process simply Restart windows and check problem solved. if not fallow next step.

Remove Recent Third party application

If the problem Started recent After Install a third party application, then the application incompatibility,  problem with the application or you may installed a virus/malware with this application. Specially using Activators, Cracks, Nulled files can cause this type of issue. We recommend to Remove the recent application, which after install the problem started Right Click Not Responding and Crashes by fallowing bellow steps.

Open Control panel -> View by category -> uninstall a program under programs -> Select and right click the recent installed application, Then click on uninstall/Remove.

uninstall a application on windows 10
uninstall a application on windows 10



Change display settings

Also Changing the Display Settings help, some windows user to fix Right Click Not Responding and Crashes In Windows 10. To change Display Settings Start button > Settings > System.

Here On Display panel, change the size of your text to 100%,  Don’t set it to 175%, 125% thought, 175% is reported to be the cause of this problem. Then after Check to see if you can access to File Explorer now.

These are some best working solutions to fix Right Click Not Responding and Crashes, right click not working in file explorer, Right click crashes windows 10 etc. I hope after apply these solutions your problem will be get solved. Still have any query, suggestion about this post Right Click Not Responding and Crashes In Windows 10 Feel free to discuss on Comments bellow. Also Read from our blog Microsoft Edge crashes/freeze after Windows 10 Creators Update

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