Windows Shell Extensions - Out of Proc

Thomas Heller theller at
Thu Apr 23 21:45:30 CEST 2009

Ralf schrieb:
>> 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?

Not that I know of - anyone else?

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