Since I install Pinnacle 9 on my laptop I have some problems with avi files, just when I try to open a folder with an avi file in it then windows explorer crashes.
After spending a long time searching on internet I found a workaround to solve the issue, the fix is quick and easy, I just need to unregister shmedia.dll located at the following path: “c:\Windows\System32”.
What is shmedia.dll? The Media File Property Extractor Shell Extension extracts information from a media file such as a movie or picture for display in Windows Explorer.
To fix the problem, open a command prompt and execute the following instruction: