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TYPE ’EXPLORER.EXE" The Problem should now be solved. Hopefully by Monday or Tuesday I will be able to. It’s the normal error message format utilized by Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft Windows compatible applications and driver manufacturers. Back to top #13 Artrooks Artrooks Members 1,463 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New York Local time:03:17 PM Posted 30 October 2012 - 11:31 AM Hello,It appears that the hard drive and check over here

After a day or two of testing, if you don't see the problem. Vibin April 6, 2011 at 11:47 am Ok, I have scanned using MBAM, found six virus infected files( here's a pic http://imgur.com/2yrFX ) .. All Rights Reserved. I will be installing Windows 7 sp1 in the next one or two months, I'm waiting for my hard disk to be repaired. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/xp-sp3-windows-explorer-not-ie-freezing/

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When it finishes logging off, I log back in and it works. The easiest way to fix a system that seems to have serious issues is to reinstall the entire operating system. Regards,Brooks Back to top #11 ZapZap ZapZap Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:17 PM Posted 27 October 2012 - 02:51 PM Thank you, I will get the Used a Regitry cleaner to cure it!

  1. Not my computer; not my problem.
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  • Several functions may not work.
  • ie on opening folders I have to point it at Explorer everytime because the tick box is grayed out.
  • if you use any E-mail client programs it will be a bit trickier but for the most part it's simple stuff.
  • Do you happen to know which registry entry was the culprit and if you do, could you please share it?
  • Under disk drives is the following:-Generic USB CF Reader USB Device-Generic USB MS Reader USB Device-Generic USB SD Reader USB Device-Generic USB SM Reader USB Device-WDC WD3200JS-60PDB0 Back to top #6
  • Have you ever tried system restore?
  • While I prefer the Western Digital Dos CD, you can try the Windows version:Run Western Digital Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows:Follow this link, arrow down, and click the "Download" button to download Look for errors and warnings.or try this posthttp://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-13643-upon-start-up-only-wallpaper-shows-no-iconsDifferent solutions and most of them have worked for others.Cheers ! 0Votes Share Flag Back to Peripheral Forum 20 total posts (Page 1 of Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2016 MakeUseOf. Windows Explorer Keeps Crashing Windows 10 Back to top #15 Artrooks Artrooks Members 1,463 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New York Local time:03:17 PM Posted 31 October 2012 - 04:00 PM Looking for driver updates is best done

    Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Windows Explorer Freezes Windows 10 I'm using Windows XP SP3 with most latest updates installed Jul 6, 2010 #1 ComputerGuy55 TS Maniac Posts: 380 +8 Easy step to make sure it isn't just Explorer I'm re-installing SP3 now. http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-explorer-crashes-freezes Sometimes if I click or right-click a shortcut I'll get the little circle busy pointer and it won't go away and desktop will become unresponsive.

    I would recommend that you remove Norton IS from your system - you can always re-install if you find it not to be the problem, but I'd say it is the Windows 10 Explorer Keeps Freezing Click on the Norton Removal Tool in my sig area (Norton RT), choose any version listed, download to your desktop, go to desktop, right-click on the NRT icon, select Run as Any one of the preceeding actions can end up in the removal or data corruption of Windows system files. Or nothing at all?

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    You may also... I can always make a slipstreamed SP3 CD, so let me know if i should. Windows Explorer Freezes Windows 7 I don't have system restore enabled as I've experienced that it creates more problems than it fixes. Windows Explorer Crashing Windows 7 To do so, open Folder Options > View tab > Check  Always show Icons, never thumbnail.

    By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com The Windows Club check my blog you can try also Zeb-Restore 1.0.0.37 http://telechargement.zebulon.fr/zeb-restore.html Tina April 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm Vibin, If you don't do so regularly, perform a backup of your personal data now while the To see them in detail, you may download the freeware utility ShellExView. There are no error screens or anything, the computer just freezes in place. Windows Explorer Crashing Windows 10

    Just my thoughts. Looks like some of the files of "Windows folder" are being infected... This damaged system file will cause absent and wrongly linked documents and archives essential for the proper operation of the program. this content The whole screen just freezes in place and basically just becomes like a screenshot of what I was doing.

    Doesn't have to have the extention on it. Windows Explorer Hangs When Opening Folders EDIT: I think my drivers are updated already, is there a way to check chipset driver, I'm not actually sure what that is. Jul 7, 2010 #15 starbearer TS Rookie Topic Starter I've done a full C drive scan and there aren't any infected files.

    Glad to hear of your solution and thanks for letting us know.

    To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Symptoms: -Explorer takes ages to open a folder and display its contents. Thank you. Windows Explorer Crashes When Copying Files Its most likely a profile issue or a broken registry issue.

    Here is a link to a different Windows Explorer Keeps Locking Up Xp repair program you can try if the previous tool doesn’t work. It seems to just be getting worse. Windows Explorer Keeps Locking Up Xp error codes are often brought on in one way or another by faulty files_old in the Microsoft Windows OS. http://trigonahosting.com/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-xp.html There does seem to be a few problems.....Thes sound has disappeared and numerous file connections.

    Jul 6, 2010 #5 ComputerGuy55 TS Maniac Posts: 380 +8 It would work, you could try that but i doubt that it will fix your issue. I'm ready to do a clean install but I would still like to know whats causing this and how to avoid it in the future. While I prefer the Western Digital Dos CD, you can try the Windows version:Run Western Digital Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows:Follow this link, arrow down, and click the "Download" button to download CLICK ‘NEW TASK’ 7.

    Will let you know how it goes. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech Will check for malware using MBAM. @Tina It has been 2 years since I installed XP on my laptop.