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Windows Explorer Hangs\Right click hangs by alahol2
Posted: 12 Sep 03

If Windows Explorer hangs, perhaps with the flashlight going, without ever displaying any folders or files; or if it hangs in the right click context menu 'send to' section check out the following:

Check the state of the Windows Image Acquisition service (WIA).  Mine showed as 'starting' but never actually got 'started'.  Having set the startup to 'disabled' and re-booted, everything was back to normal.

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