Windows Shell Extensions - Out of Proc

Ralf ralf.kistner at
Thu Apr 23 21:40:44 CEST 2009

> I think that for whatever reasons, explorer always tries to create
> shell extensions as InProc.  CoCreateInstance, which is the usual
> API to create COM instances, allows to specify which one you want.
> Thomas

So there is no way to do this, other than to create a "proxy" COM
object as InProc, which then forwards the requests to my COM object in
the separate process?

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