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Dave Kreskowiak26-Jul-18 9:25
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More to the point, you can't kill a .DLL (shell extension) that has been loaded into a process (Explorer.exe), until the process lets go of its references to the .DLL.

The only time that happens is when the process goes dies or, under .NET, you kill the AppDomain that holds the reference.

Since Explorer.exe isn't a .NET process... well, your only choice is to kill the process or reboot the machine and let "pending file op's" take care of it.

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