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Furthermore, when it happened before, it wasn't divxdec.ax listed when the error occurred. Don't forget to mention your Windows version and the name of the software reporting the error. ✔Thank you. i have the same problem as the original poster. Download shmedia.dll Version: 6.0.2600.0 - MD5 Hash: 390a4efb6d5aeb08f570cca3c94a39d4 Please note : No guarantees or warranties are given or implied. http://pubdimensions.com/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-error-signature-appname-explorer-exe.php

At that point is when the error occurs. i checked event- Shmedia.dll Fix Equivalent? - Windows 7 Forums - www.sevenforums.com Hi folks, has anyone figured out the equivalent of egsvr32 /u shmedia.dll for windows 7? I tried all you guys said and i stil have the same problem. Remember to run the command prompt in elevated mode.

May 11, 2006 #11 Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168 That is a theoretical fix for the problem (or in other words, I make no guarentees, but it may well be the To fix the error, you need to add the missing shmedia.dll file to your system or replace the corrupted dll file with a working one by following the instructions below. it was having problem rendering the thumbnail of the Video files.

If you just want to delete an undeletable avi file, do the following: Rightclick the file and select "Cut". Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Scott Hanselman about blog speaking podcasts books browse by category or date FIX: Missing Thumbnails for Videos Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Byultraviolet May 2, 2006 Sorry to beg on my first post.

Are there any other methods of fixing the AVI/Explorer problem? I had the same problem a long time ago with (don't remember the name sorry) a Neroxxx.ax. Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/89624-45-shmedia-problem It unregisters the dll that at first is causing the problem.

The infamous Jerusalem virus. I got this message: "The module "shmedia.dll failed to load." Make sure the binary is stored at the specified path or debug to check for problems with the binary or dependent Register now! If you don't use vobsub video subtitles, you could even unregister and then delete it.

to delete the file just open a command prompt, navigate to the folder where the file is located and delete it (anyways it's badly corrupted). Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Oh well. Then I restored the file from the recycle bin and tried again.

For movies, or pictures? click site While poking around in the Registry trying to fix this issue, I noticed that Thumbnails for AVI files worked, while no others did. That fix is double as great if it fixes the problem when even WMP can't re-register it's components. Back to top #10 Broni Broni The Coolest BC Computer BC Advisor 41,243 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Daly City, CA Local time:11:38 AM Posted 05 April 2010 - 10:37 PM It

The only solution is either to delete the file from another PC (if it's external) or to find a utility that unlocks the AVI (forcibly closes the file handle) - I My WebsiteMy help doesn't cost a penny, but if you'd like to consider a donation, click Back to top #3 Konadan Konadan Topic Starter Members 261 posts OFFLINE Local Your cache administrator is webmaster. news im new here.

The file was licensed as © Microsoft Corporation. I have had this happen before but now I would like to find out more about what causes this. Please help; it's driving me crazy!

you might be interested in the following threads: media player 10 struggling with avi, wmv- Shmedia.dll And Windows Explorer Closes! - Abxzone Computer Forums - www.abxzone.com Hi i have windows xp

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in any way. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). May 11, 2006 #10 ultraviolet TS Rookie Topic Starter If I turn thumbnails back on won't it start crashing again? But as is normal in windows, Solving  one problem gives rise to other and so unregistering media preview limits the amount of information explorer can give you about a media file

You may download the file for legally licensed software only. setarip_old2nd September 2008, 06:09To answer setarip: I still have to use Windows Explorer to browse the flash drive obviously, so the same thing happens while explorer is trying to load the lol May 11, 2006 #12 ultraviolet TS Rookie Topic Starter Failed. http://pubdimensions.com/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-error-signature-explorer-exe.php everytime i mouse over one of the avis windows explorer closes and restarts.

Always take a backup of the original file in case something goes wrong. © Microsoft Corporation. Excellent job of diagnosing the problem withe the previous posts. As an aside, while I was trying to fix this, I also picked up a codec pack called the CCCP (Combined Community Codec Pack) and noticed while running through its settings I am sure that there are more apps out there like AVI Fixed.

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. This application failed to start because shmedia.dll was not found. I have heard there is some sort of AVI bug, but never found anything of substance to explain it. You should now be able to see .avi previews almost instantly but without the crashes ============== Hope it helps you too" 11-26-2004 12:50 AMa_friend Feedback PS- added to my above fix

Right click over empty space in the root folder, choose 'view' and select anything but thumbnails May 2, 2006 #4 ultraviolet TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks, I'll give that a Switching over tothe CCCP also had the added benefit of letting me watch my MP4 encoded PSP (Playstation Portable) files in Windows Media Player, and added Thumbnails in Explorer for MP4s You may also... I even tried exporting my laptop's working set of registry keys (all of them under file types) and importing them on my desktop, but no go.In the end, I gave up

No, create an account now. AVI, MPEG, DivX, MP4, Xvid etc. Run regedit and find the following key :- HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.avi\shellex\PropertyHandler Delete the "Default" value then close. Ad Sidebar To advertise here, Use the Contact Form in the about page.

Thanks - unloading shmedia.dll worked perfectly fine! :) 12-29-2004 10:34 PMMuhuhuhuhuhu Feedback Thanks guys i have been looking for this for ages ThX 01-04-2005 08:08 PMMoHeM Feedback It appears none of May 2, 2006 #5 detrunks TS Enthusiast Posts: 153 It's probably only one video file causing the corruption, but I never found out why it should be so! This was not a virus or corrupted flash drive, I assure you. A friend brought me his AVI on a flash drive so I could burn it to a DVD for him, since he only has a CD burner.