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Explorer Crash - Cannot Open Start Menu


I experience a strange problem since today. As soon as i move my mouse pointer on the start button of windows 7 (home premium, 64bit), the explorer crashes. There's no way i can open the start-menu. I can start programs using desktop links normally, i scanned my system for viruses already and i didn't experience those problems in the past. The explorer just crashed and then is restarted (and crashes again as soon as i try to get to the start-button of windows). The only way to shut down my system is to use the task manager and i can only access programs by using desktop links. Most entries here deal with explorer crashes while using the right mouse-button - i can use right clicks without problem. So what can i do to fix this?

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