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WinFix Caused Loss of Icon Graphics

I was doing some general fixes with WinFix and suddenly my desktop icons are gone the shortcuts are still there but without pictures (as you see in screenshot) I can't see any thumbnail of a ...
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101 views

Explorer.exe keeps crashing during log in

Update: Solved the issue after some trial and error. The file {AFBF9F1A-8EE8-4C77-AF34-C647E37CA0D9}.1.ver0x0000000000000020.db in AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Caches was corrupt. Scheduled CHKDSK ...
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1answer
108 views

Windows Explorer crashes on right click or startup

I am having problems using Windows Explorer on Windows 8. Whenever I start the program from the taskbar, it immediately crashes. However, I can gain access to it by opening it with any folder (e.g. ...
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1answer
50 views

Windows Update folder crashes Windows Explorer when I click it

I have a problem with my pc. Every time I go to control panel and click Windows Update, a window appears and says: Windows Explorer has stopped working, restarting Windows Explorer. I don't know ...
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1answer
24 views

Dragging Pictures to Taskbar Crashes Explorer.exe

I have a problem when I drag pictures from anywhere in Firefox to the taskbar before into the active folder, it crashes explorer.exe on Windows 7. What could be the cos of this issue? Thanks in ...
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377 views

Explorer.exe crashing every few seconds

The problem I have been using Windows 8 for a few months now, and today my taskbar has been crashing every few seconds. The taskbar will lose all its icons, then they will all reappear in a few ...
2
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1answer
117 views

How to identify the cause of a crash in the context menu

When I right-click on a file in an open-dialog it makes the underlying application crash "once-in-a-while". This happens in many applications such as Total Commander and Visual Studio . The ...
3
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3answers
351 views

Slow and crashing Windows Explorer. Hard drive or virus?

I have a custom built machine with windows 7 ultimate. Core2Duo 2.93Ghz 12GB RAM 500GB Hdd Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB Everything was running fine till a few days ago when Windows Explorer started ...
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3answers
214 views

Why do applications sometimes crash the first time I open the Windows 8 file explorer?

I have found that since upgrading to windows 8 (from windows 7) I occasionally get a problem with various applications crashing when I go to open a file from them using the file explorer. After ...
2
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1answer
260 views

Why does Explorer crash when context-clicking this filename?

In my KiTTY configuration directory, I have a file named Home%20server%20(remote). When I tried to context-click it in Explorer, I got the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" message with the ...
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156 views

Windows 7 explorer crash

I am using Windows 7. My explorer crashes approximately once every hour with this error data: Signature issue:    Problem Event Name: BEX    Application Name: explorer.exe    Application Version: ...
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125 views

WD My Passport crashes on Windows Explorer

I have a WD My Passport HDD and whenever I mount it, it says USB is not recongized. And when I try to open it on windows exlporer or check at disk management, explorer and dskmgmt crash. I also tried ...
2
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1answer
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Windows taskbar unresponsive and always showing the busy Icon. Explorer.exe process crashes frequently

I strongly suspect a rogue application (or service or bug) in my Windows 8 laptop which kills my explorer process and at times makes the taskbar unresponsive showing the busy icon all the time. Hence ...
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215 views

Explorer dies silently and in unexpected ways

I regularly get an Application error followed by a Windows Error Reporting event when I've started explorer multiple times to copy or move data. The running action windows stay open, thus I can easily ...
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1answer
591 views

File Explorer crashes

I`ve been having this silly problem since update, my File Explorer crashes whenever I try to use it. If I run app from taskbar (or Start menu, doesn't matter), the taskbar goes blank for a second or ...
3
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3answers
17k views

How do I prevent Windows 8 File Explorer from regularly crashing (about every 10 Minutes)?

Windows 8 File Explorer is crashing constantly, about every 10 minutes. How do I find the source of the problem? It is very difficult to work with that. It happens in the background, when I'm not ...
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1answer
2k views

How to fix windows explorer crash?

I am running Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 on Lenovo T400. I am facing a problem whenever I tried to access my wifi properties, it caused Windows Explorer to stop working, and then restarting ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 explorer crashing trying to read external hard disk

I have a 1TB Western Digital hard drive which is almost full and last time I tried to plug it into my laptop, I got a Windows dialog saying "this hard drive needs to be formatted". I did not panic ...
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When resizing Windows Explorer on Windows 8 it crashes?

I have following problem: When I try to change size of any explorer window from maximized to some size getting following screen It blinks 20-30 times, then crashes. Also it changes it's size every ...
3
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1answer
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windows 7 explorer crashes upon opening a folder

Windows explorer restarts everytime I open the downloads folder in My Documents, I have some video files in it. I have run virus checks but nothing has been found, also moved the files to another ...
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2answers
602 views

Windows XP Explorer crash

I have been experiencing very frustrating errors from Windows XP for the last few months, and cannot pin down what's causing the problem. A few times a day, seemingly at random intervals, most of the ...
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820 views

explorer.exe memory could not be “written”

When I open Explorer after a few minutes I get an error message: I have tried to run chkdsk /r /f, sfc /scannow and CCleaner but the problem remains. Also I have replaced the RAM but this is also ...
2
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Windows Explorer crashes when loading a folder. That folder is my desktop

I was playing Bastion in windowed mode. One of the controls is right clicking in the general direction you want projectiles to fly. Needless to say, sometimes I right clicked on the desktop ...
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I constantly get the error “Windows Explorer has stopped working” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Explorer has stopped working? I know many have seen this before. It has been occurring so much that my PC is nearly unusable. I tried scanning the system through ...
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2answers
147 views

Windows Explorer line above command bar [closed]

I've just got a new laptop and am having problems with explorer.exe crashing. I noticed there is an extra line just above the command bar in Windows Explorer as shown below: I was wondering if this ...
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Re-open a crashed explorer?

How do I open Explorer again after it crashes? Opening Task Manager and adding "explorer" as a task simply opens up a new instance of My Computer but does not open the taskbar etc. Additionally, no ...
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431 views

Program to remember open Explorer folders in case of crash?

TL/DR: I want a power outage and crash proof way of remembering what folders explorer.exe had open. And I'm aware of and don't want to use gorram Total Commander and the like; stop recommending that, ...
2
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1answer
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Programs are suspended on startup and ending them causes Explorer to Crash

When I start a program(clicking on the icon in the desktop or start menu) my computer brings up the spinning circle tool-tip and then does nothing, as in the computer still works but the program never ...
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Right click on mouse crashes Windows Explorer

Whenever I click the right button on my USB mouse or trackpad of my laptop, Windows Explorer will crash and restart. All windows opened will close. I am using Windows 7 Enterprise. Has anyone else ...
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Windows Explorer crashes in Windows 7 when USB mouse is un-plugged

windows Explorer crashes in Windows 7 whenever USB mouse is un-plugged. Previously, it was working well. I guess the reason could be some latest windows update. I'm having this issue for a couple of ...
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Windows Explorer Keeps On Crashing

I'm lost... I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. My Pc is up to date(windows updates) and I've used Winutilities to scan my registry. My explorer.exe keeps on crashing. Just randomly it seems. I ...
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1answer
3k views

Prevent Windows Explorer from trying to extract metadata

Windows Explorer (Windows 7 x64) crashes when it sees allegedly corrupted .wav files. I'm dealing with this problem and the hotfix outlined in "High CPU usage in the Explorer.exe process when you open ...
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4answers
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Windows Explorer crashes whenever I view a folder with an MP4 (H.264) video file in 'Large Icons' view (shows thumbnails)

Whenever I view a folder which contains .MP4 (H.264) video files in large icon view (shows thumbnails), Windows 7's Explorer crashes. Explorer loads for a few seconds, the green progress bar shows up, ...
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2answers
109 views

explorer.exe crashes after AV Security Suite removal

Hai! Just removed the AV Security Suite using the guide provided on Wikipedia. Now, explorer.exe crashes at random all the time. Wat do?
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Pinning Media Center to Windows 7 Taskbar causes Explorer to crash

When I right-click the Windows Media Center icon and choose "Pin to Taskbar", Explorer crashes. Anyone else experiencing this? Edit: Here's the info from the error posted to the event log: ...
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Explorer.exe crash, immediately followed by crash of DrWatson Postmortem debugger (they named it???)

While unzipping files on a computer running windows xp, about half the time the above error in the title will occur, in which case I have to restart the computer to resume interaction. Why is this ...