I just have a $25 CAD obscure-branded ("Labtec") headset with one earphone and an adjustable speaker. This one: http://www.labtec.com/index.cfm/gear...id=617,crid2=9
It works great with Skype.
Actually, if you're using...
Windows (document) Explorer.
So, how does it crash? Does it (explorer.exe) just restart? Are there any error messages?
Maybe try using the command line and see what...
"File Server Edition" sounds like something you'd install on a file server -- perhaps one you might use as a proxy for your Internet connection or one that might be used as a local network server at a school or a business. It...