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Windows explorer crashes (and restarts) on system start-up.

Q: Windows explorer crashes (and restarts) on system start-up.

Hi. Today morning I started my PC and just after the start up Windows Explorer crashed and restarted and then did (and does) the same every 10-15 seconds. I googled the problem and did following steps (not in the same order as below) which didn't resolve the issue:

- restarted few times and switched off PC completely;
- tried to fix registry with Vit Registry Fix;
- did SFC /SCANNOW and it finished with information that some issues couldn't be fixed;
- ran Malwerbytes with no malware found;
- did a full Kaspersky Internet Security scan with no viruses found;
- did a clean boot (all non-windows services were not used) and it still crashed;
- did a diagnostic start up (so only basic windows services were used) and it helped;
- I wanted to do a system restore but Windows doesn't have data on any restores, meaning I probably haven't started the service (doesn't it make it automatically?);

Other info:
- system works fine in Safe Mode and diagnostic start up, thus eliminating issue with external applications;
- when in normal mode and crashing I looked at processes appearing and disappearing and found out that at the crash process the file dllhost.exe disappears then and shortly after appears back (it may or may not be relevant);
- I didn't do any major updates yesterday (only updated Steam platform and installed one new game);
- I can't do perfmon /report as in Safe mode it doesn't display anything and in normal mode I don't have enough time to start the application before windows explorer crashes again;
- BSOD Dump & System File Collection is done (attached) and I did it in normal mode (so when system was crashing as it may include some extra info);

I will appreciate any help in that matter as I'm now left clueless to the issue and don't really want to reinstall the system.

My system: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 x64. Intel i7 920 2.66GHz, 6GB RAM.

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A: Windows explorer crashes (and restarts) on system start-up.

Just an update - based on my experience with "fixing" the system, I've decided to back up the data and make a fresh installation (no point in loosing more time on trying to resolve the issue but just spend the time on new system and at least enjoy a faster Windows for some time). Funny though that a year ago I had to do the same due to some dll corrupt file (it was much worse then). I really love Microsoft!

P.S. Thanks for reading this thread, if you think you may add something (so in the future if someone looks for info on how to fix it) feel free to add some advice.

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Hi to all, i have a laptop running Windows 7 Professional. The problem is strange and havent had it on any other Windows 7 machine.

If i click the folder icon on the bottom tool bar (windows explorer) then in the left hand pane expand the C drive then right click on any folder it instantly displays a dialog saying Explorer has experienced a problem and needs to close, windows is
looking for a fix for this problem (cant remember exact wording) then Explorer.exe restarts. This happens on the local C drive and Network drives. 
I though it could be a permissions problem so have taken ownership of all files & folders on the C drive which made no difference, i have removed the laptop from our server / domain and it is still the same / no change.
Can anyone shed any light on this problem or offer any ideas on fixing it? the laptop is only a few months old and is i5 / 4GB RAM Dell machine running Windows 7 Pro SP1 office 2003 Pro, checked for virus & adware & all clean.

A:Explorer.exe crashes when righ click on item in left pane on windows explorer nothing in system logs, explorer.exe restarts.

The faulting module (Fault Module Name: SHELL32.dll) shell32.dll is a Windows system file however the file that is actually causing the crash may be a third party file which from the symptoms
may be a third party context menu handler.
The following link has some info and a download to ShellExView which you can use to selectively disable third party context menu handlers to find out a problematic one:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
You could try disabling all non-Microsoft context menu handlers and then, if the problem resolves, re-enable them one at a time to see which one was the problem.
BTW, the error should be logged in the Event Viewer Application log as a Application Error involving explorer.exe

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This happened recently after my sister downloaded something from the internet, and when I opened the folder to transfer it to her flash drive, a notification popped up telling me that, "Windows Explorer has crashed," and then it restarts (not the computer, just explorer. It sort of "refreshes" the desktop), then loads, and then crashes again.

I can still use my laptop normally from adjacent accounts, and when I tried deleting the file (the source of all of this, I'm assuming) it says that I need the permission of my main account, even though this account that I am currently using is also and administrator.

Can someone give me a little help? If there is none to be found I can use this side account for a while until something can be done, but it is incredibly inconvenient.

I am using Windows 7 currently.
 

A:Windows Explorer crashes, restarts, then crashes again

The computer is probably infected with a virus or other malware. Post this in the Virus and Malware Removal forum:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/menu28.html
 

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It gets pretty annoying, so I am looking for a fix, here is some more information:
Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Explorer.EXE
Application Version: 6.0.6002.18005
Application Timestamp: 49e01da5
Fault Module Name: korwbrkr.dll_unloaded
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 49e03745
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 6a797d32
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160

I think it has something to do with Korean Typewriter or something. Help is really appreciated. I currently am running with nothing but AVG in my system tray, but I want to run all my programs without it crashing if its possible.

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Here is the error log from one of the crashes.


Code:
Source
Windows Explorer

Summary
Stopped working

Date
‎18/‎09/‎2010 18:52

Status
Report sent

Description
Faulting Application Path: C:\Windows\explorer.exe

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Explorer.EXE
Application Version: 6.1.7600.16450
Application Timestamp: 4aebab8d
Fault Module Name: Explorer.EXE
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16450
Fault Module Timestamp: 4aebab8d
Exception Code: c000041d
Exception Offset: 000000000002cc2b
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 9d35
Additional Information 2: 9d352eeb48f756eef3e09921a012e0a8
Additional Information 3: ca2c
Additional Information 4: ca2c069770e7f64d60f91ac290056ba5

Extra information about the problem
Bucket ID: 20355333
It usually happens when I download something, or when I try to play certain games such as CoD 4 but only when I try to connect to an online server. It also used to crash whenever I loged into windows and had nod32 running but I've uninstalled nod and that problems gone.

A:Windows explorer crashes/restarts

Code:
sfc /scannow
fixed the problem for me aswell, thanks

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I have a problem that started yesterday. Every 30 seconds Windows Explorer (not the browser) crashes, then restarts. I run Xmarks within FireFox, I thought this was the problem because Xmarks as of yesterday asks me every 40 seconds if I want to sync my bookmarks, if I choose cancel, Windows Explorer will crash then restart.

When Firefox is closed, Explorer continues to crash and restart, almost every 30-35 seconds. I have Windows 8.1 up to date, with all the latest updates, FireFox is up to date. As of writting this post, Windows Explorer has crashed and restarted (5) times.

A:Windows 8.1 - Explorer Crashes then Restarts

Please following the instructions here..

Link: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hey guys, I'm new here. Hope you guys can help fix this problem I've encountered many times. Whenever I try to select or view a particular folder or file, my Windows Explorer crashes. This is what I found in Event Viewer:The Details:- System - Provider [ Name] Application Error - EventID 1000 [ Qualifiers] 0 Level 2 Task 100 Keywords 0x80000000000000 - TimeCreated [ SystemTime] 2012-10-14T10:11:40.000000000Z EventRecordID 359425 Channel Application Computer user-PC Security - EventData Explorer.EXE 6.1.7601.17567 4d6727a7 DivXMFSource.dll 1.0.0.72 4cffcf66 c0000005 0009b890 1044 01cda9f0e1b8c595 C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Plus Media Foundation Components\DivXMFSource.dll 8b51d578-15e7-11e2-8c46-002618833b83Thank you for your replies

A:Windows Explorer crashes and restarts

Did you try uninstalling DIVX software from add or remove programs?Downloadmini toolboxCheckmark following boxes: List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs Click Go and post the result.

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I am at my wits end....my teenagers did something last night and now my windows explorer keeps crashing and restarting in a continuous loop ....all icons and taskbar dissappear every few seconds as this is happening and it is impossible to do much of anything.....with a very quick click I am on firefox, ....I ran avg, Windows malicious software removal tool ( removed trojan:win 32/fake xpa) and tried spybot, but cannot run it for some reason.....I am reasonably knowledgeable about computers, but not quite sure what to do with this one.....I ran hijackthis and will paste it below...any help is greatly appreciated..


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:44:23 PM, on 6/12/2009
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16764)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\eBay\eBay Toolbar2\eBayTBDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\hp\kbd\kbd.exe
C:... Read more

A:Windows explorer continuously crashes and restarts

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We no longer use HijackThis as our initial analysis tool.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Hi Guys,

This issue has been driving me nuts for the past few months and I've found no solution as yet.

Windows explorer (windows 7 Home Premium, SP1, 64 bit OS) will frequently crash with seemingly no pattern (opening directories, scrolling through files, copying files etc) even when running in safe mode. I've tried various malware applications and hard drive
checks, but to no avail.

Event viewer gave the following information after the last crash.


Fault bucket 37536607, type 28
Event Name: APPCRASH
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: explorer.exe
P2: 6.1.7601.17567
P3: 4d672ee4
P4: ntdll.dll
P5: 6.1.7601.18933
P6: 55a6a196
P7: c0000005
P8: 0000000000050e91
P9:
P10:

Attached files:
C:\Users\Lee\AppData\Local\Temp\WER9E61.tmp.WERInternalMetadata.xml

These files may be available here:
C:\Users\Lee\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive

\AppCrash_explorer.exe_e8a511a56c1e5bc16043c7938535e3ba19635c3d_15f3c294

Analysis symbol:
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: fe0a5468-4ff4-11e5-ad1e-14dae9d36703
Report Status: 0


The .WER report file referenced above contains this info:

Version=1
EventType=APPCRASH
EventTime=130855085367412522
ReportType=2
Consent=1
UploadTime=130855085368342576
ReportIdentifier=fe0a5468-4ff4-11e5-ad1e-14dae9d36703
Response.BucketId=37536607
Response.BucketTable=28
Response.type=4
Sig[0].Name=Application Name
Sig[0].Value=explorer.exe
Sig[1].Name=Applicati... Read more

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Hi,

I have Windows 8.1 running on my Acer Aspire V3-772G. Windows explorer crashes randomly, and restarts instantly. Various solutions on the internet are for problems where explorer crashes due to a specific task such as accessing some programs. In my case, it is just random and occurs once in a while. Help me out!

Thanks in advance!

A:Windows Explorer crashes and restarts randomly

See this post:

Checking for Updates hangs after Disk Clean Up

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Please help.

Every time that I select the remove option in "Control Panel_Programmes and Features_Uninstall or change a programme", Windows explorer crashes.

A:Windows Explorer crashes and Restarts when removing program in Control panel

Welcome!

How long has this been going on? You may want to try a system restore.

You may also want to do a repair install.

Links are for Windows 7, but works for Vista too.

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Hi all,

So when i got home this afternoon I turned my computer on as usual. However, when it reached the desktop, I got an error message saying that "Windows explorer has crashed blah blah" It couldn't find a solution, restarted and then crashed immediately ad infinitum. This means I can't get into my computer at all to get any logs or anything. I also tried running it in safe mode but my Keyboard doens't appaear to be "active" in the period you need to hit F8. Does anyone ahve any suggestions?

Cheers,
Matthew
 

A:Windows explorer.exe crashes on start up

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I am having problems with my laptop's windows explorer crashing on start-up; It happened after I installed a keystroke recorder on it and found that my roommate had created a user account and I deleted it. I will put a Hijackthis report for who ever could help me!


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:57:09 PM, on 12/8/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\Application Updater\ApplicationUpdater.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
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A:Windows Explorer crashes on start-up

Replace the Explorer.exe file with a known-good one from an XP Cd.

HJT is no longer used for malware troubleshooting & removal, and this is the wrong section for that anyways.

Has the machine been used for P2P filesharing?

Was the Keylogger a cracked software? If so, you are probably infected and it's probably a rootkit, so it won't be detected by normal methods.

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After i tried to download a torrent from www.mininova.com, on how to get crack photoshop CS3, i got a virus from one of the files that i downloaded, [I REGRET THIS FOR LIFE...NAA, AFTER THE VIRUS IS GONE I'LL JUST BE SURE TO BE MORE CAREFUL] I virus scanned my computer many times already, with norton 360, Avast, and Spybot... only Spybot reported a problem to me and i repaired them both, I KNOW THAT THERE IS STILL SOME SPYWARE OR VIRUS SOMEWHERE IN MY COMPUTER BECAUSE WINDOWS EXPLORER DOSE NOT START WHEN MY COMPUTER LOGS IN. Then i open Task Manager, and from there i open up explorer.exe, but even so it starts up...then stops, so i keep opening it again and again... but always stops. I have tried to do a system restore but after it completes and I re-log it says that it was unsuccessful, because of an unexpected error occurred.

**I would really like to know if some one could tell me how i could get rid of the virus or restore my system to the point when i first turned it on.**
 

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Please geeks, tell me what to do!

I tried to search something. Clicked Orb, started typing. As soon as I enter the first letter, Explorer crashes. Happens now every time, so search is at the moment useless.

Here`s problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BEX64
Application Name: Explorer.EXE
Application Version: 6.1.7100.0
Application Timestamp: 49ee974f
Fault Module Name: StackHash_3e32
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: 0000000000000000
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: 0000000000000008
OS Version: 6.1.7100.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 3e32
Additional Information 2: 3e32c32078d3c69f7059bc7390f423d0
Additional Information 3: ea00
Additional Information 4: ea00f25f811c1e522510a5793fc2d150

To make this issue more bizarr, I noticed that if I type very fast, Explorer wont crash and I can see my search results. Also this every time, I mean typing very fast no crash, typing i.e. one letter crashes every time.

I am not so fast to type, so I really need help.

Kari

EDIT: I just noticed I can still search using search-field in any open Explorer-window, so my indexing should be OK. But like I said, if I try Start Menu > Search, Explorer crashes every time. Weird!

A:Start > Search crashes Windows Explorer

Hi Kari,

This might seem a strange question, but what virusscanner do you have running?

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When I point with the mouse one of the links in start menu (Computer, Documents, etc.) windows explorer crashes and restarts. Same thing happens in safe mode and with another user. Disabling pop-up descriptions in Folder Options didn't help (I did this because this only happens when pointing at the links, not clicking them).
Any ideas guys ?

A:Windows Explorer crashes in start menu

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nightbreed


When I point with the mouse one of the links in start menu (Computer, Documents, etc.) windows explorer crashes and restarts. Same thing happens in safe mode and with another user. Disabling pop-up descriptions in Folder Options didn't help (I did this because this only happens when pointing at the links, not clicking them).
Any ideas guys ?



There are several ways to find what the problem is. The best is to go into event viewer (type eventvwr in search). Go to the windows log>application tab.

You want to look for critical errors (they have red in the left column ).

When you find them you want to look for critical errors that say app hang, app crash, or anything that relates to the problem.

When you find them please note the event ID, and the source codes and tell us what they are.

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kindly help i am in middle of a project
event crash list

Log Name: Application
Source: Application Error
Date: 01-12-2011 09:06:04
Event ID: 1000
Task Category: (100)
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: karim74
Description:
Faulting application name: explorer.exe, version: 6.1.7601.17567, time stamp: 0x4d672ee4
Faulting module name: msvcrt.dll, version: 7.0.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bdfbe
Exception code: 0x40000015
Fault offset: 0x000000000002aa8e
Faulting process id: 0xe34
Faulting application start time: 0x01ccafda582da8a7
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\explorer.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
Report Id: 9829e08d-1bcd-11e1-9dea-005056c00008
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Application Error" />
<EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>100</Task>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-12-01T03:36:04.000000000Z" />
<EventRecordID>18573</EventRecordID>
<Channel>Application</Channel>
<Computer>karim74</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
<EventData>
<Data>explorer.exe</Data>
<Data>6.1.7601.17567</Data>
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A:windows explorer crashes on every start up repeatedly even in safe

Download Process Explorer and check which sub-processes and threads are running under Explorer.exe.

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I just upgraded to Windows Vista Premium. When I start a slide show in Windows Photo Gallery, I get a black screen and then Windows Explorer stops working.

The following is the Problem Report I got in control panel.

Thanks


Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Explorer.EXE
Application Version: 6.0.6000.16386
Application Timestamp: 4549b091
Fault Module Name: PhotoViewer.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6000.16386
Fault Module Timestamp: 4549bdab
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000bc5e7
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 8d13
Additional Information 2: cdca9b1d21d12b77d84f02df48e34311
Additional Information 3: 8d13
Additional Information 4: cdca9b1d21d12b77d84f02df48e34311

A:[SOLVED] When I start a slideshow, Windows Explorer crashes.

I have found the answer to my problem, I updated the Display Adapter Driver with this one I got on the ATI website.

Driver Date: 11/01/2007
Driver Version: 8.432.0.0

Cheers,

ps. only one bug left to my windows vista upgrade.

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Hi, I'm hoping someone can help before I have to do a fresh install.

I'm running W7 Pro x64 on my laptop and have been since its launch with no issues.

Last night I was working away when I received I notification telling me something had failed to run, I didn't take much notice, clicked OK and continued working. As normal I shutdown the laptop and turned it back on this morning.

The OS seems like its booting as normal but about half way through the startup programs loading I get a message telling me Windows Explorer has stopped working...restart program.

I have no option but to press restart, this starts the same sequence off again and gets to the same point and I get the message again...a never ending loop!

This is the error I recieve which I have had to type in manually as I cannot click on anything, so sorry for any typos.

Problem Signature:

Problem event name: APPCRASH

Application name: Explorer.EXE

Application version: 6.1.7600.16450

Application timestamp: 4aebab8d

Fault module name: Explorer.EXE

Fault module version: 6.1.7600.16450

Fault module timestamp: 4eabab8d

Exception code: c000041d

Exception offset: 000000000002cc2b

OS version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48

Local ID: 2057

Application Information 1: 9d35

I have spent quite a few hours googling the issue and so far have tried the following,

Scan disk, Repair from the OS disk (no faults found), boot in safe mode (exactly the same thing happens), CCleaner and full reg repair ran, full Malw... Read more

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Heya.

I've been getting frequent explorer.exe crashes.

The eventviewer give this rather unhelpful log.


Code:
Faulting application name: Explorer.EXE, version: 6.1.7601.17567, time stamp: 0x4d672ee4
Faulting module name: mfc120u.dll, version: 12.0.21005.1, time stamp: 0x524fa0af
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000139655
Faulting process id: 0x73c
Faulting application start time: 0x01d2660c8ccec79e
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\mfc120u.dll
Report Id: fc5b48eb-d344-11e6-99d9-94de80ae7897
Is there anyway to find out whats causing this?

I've run AV scans (malware bytes, + windows defender), nothing was found.

A:Frequent explorer.exe crashes and restarts.

Schedule a disk check: open cmd window and type chkdsk /f

Open cmd window and type sfc /scannow
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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I first noticed that explorer would crash a few weeks ago after I stumbled across an infected .wmf file while surfing the net. I was logged in under my limited account and my anti-virus detected the .wmf but it could not take action, I believe due to the fact I use system restore. I finally was able to delete the .wmf after which I ran several different scans and could not detect anything except Microsoft (R) HTML Application host had been altered (24,576 bytes to 24,064 bytes), so I replaced the file (note: explorer was already crashing before this point). The only time it seems to crash is once in a while when I click on My Document, Control Panel, My Pictures etc...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:19:13 PM, on 3/7/2006
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearch
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearch
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://my... Read more

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Hi this just started happening today. I'm not sure what happened to trigger it. I have run virus scan and it didn't found any infected files.

Explorer.exe will load when my machine starts up. About every 5-10 seconds, it will close, meaning my desktop blinks off. Another 10 seconds later (or around that) explorer.exe will start again and my desktop will come back.

Eventually, it stops trying to load and the desktop stays off. I can go to task manager and run explorer.exe to repeat the process of having explorer.exe run, stop, run, etc.

I don't receive any error messages when this happens.

This machine has the latest Microsoft updates incl service pack 2.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Explorer.exe continuously crashes/restarts

After restarting in safemode and checking event-viewer, I saw the following:

"The shell stopped unexpectantly and explorer.exe was restarted"

I don't know what that means or how to fix it.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
 

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My explorer.exe constantly crashes and restarts; however, when I go into safe mode it works perfectly which means it is a driver problem. So I began to use the app, DriverView, to look at all the drivers I have and sure enough I find 3 very suspicious files that are most likely the cause to my problem.They looked suspicious because their file type was listed as unknown and their description was blank.the three files were:dump_dumpata.sysdump_dumpfve.sysdump_msahci.sysThey are said to be located at C:\Windows\System32\Drivers but when I looked there i couldn't find them. I tried scanning for viruses in normal and safe mode using AVG but I found nothing. I then uninstalled AVG and installed Avira. I also scanned in normal and safe mode using Avira but I still found nothing. The virus blockers i used also were updated. For some reason I just can't findi them. I shut down explorer.exe and then i ran HijackThis. don't know if that affected the log. Anyways here it is.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 1:49:48 PM, on 6/30/2010Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program F... Read more

A:explorer.exe crashes and restarts continously.

I decided it was better to just format my laptop. Don't need help anymore

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I have purchased a new dell inspiron n5010 about 1 month back and i had several BSOD's. I've got Windows 7 home premium 64bits as originally installed OS in my system and it used to crash randomly.
Now i upgraded the system to windows 7 ultimate but still i my system crashes

And also my systems hangs then i have to shutdown the system through power button

Operating System: Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit

I have also uploaded the dump files that received please do revive and help me.

I am waiting for your kind response and help

Thanking you in advance,
Imran Khan

A:System crashes and appears Bluescreen and system restarts :(

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Please post one..& welcome to the Forums.

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Hi all,
I am having a list of problems like control panel not opening,explorer crashes and restarts every now and then. I have installed DDS and Combofix...I have given their respective logs below.
 
Please help me to get rid of this thing that makes my pc useless.
Thanks in advance.
----------------------------------DDS----------------------------------
 
dds.txt
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16450
Run by HP at 11:37:14 on 2013-05-27
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic   6.1.7601.1.1252.91.1033.18.3998.2252 [GMT 5.5:30]
.
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Outdated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Outdated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:EXPLORER CRASHES AND RESTARTS, SHELL32 IS THE CULPRIT

Please help me :-(

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Hello,
I am trying to run a few different repairs but they all require me to right click and then run as admin. My problem is that if I right click any Icon or desktop anything explorer crashes and restarts. I can not find any way to give myself admin access. I am the admin of the computer and logged in under my account but it does not matter what account I log in under it always crashes. Is there any other way to run the CMD sfc /scannow?
Thanks

A:Problem- Right click on anything and explorer crashes and restarts

Hello Dave84 Welcome to the Seven Forums!

You can start up the System File Checker tool at the Start>Run command line. (refer to image attached)

That won't require any right clicking on anything. You could even add the Takeownership option to the right click menu but will need to first repair the present Windows installation since this sounds like one or more system files are corrupted.

The other thought on this is a possible malware infection leaving you with corrupted files like the explorer.exe sheil file used by Windows Explorer as well as the Computer desktop icon for browsing drives.

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I have recently had an issue with my computer...when I open my picture files, Explorer "cannot open, file corrupted" & "encountered a problem" and restarts. I have run spyware/malware programs and can find nothing wrong in the logs. What should I be looking for? Is my flash player needing an update, or a newer service pack for Microsoft needed? I am not I.T. savy and am looking for feedback.

Thanks very much!!

A:Explorer crashes/restarts when jpegs are opened

Hi Aliwegner welcome to TSF. Are youreferring to internet explorer or windows explorer? Download XnView Software - Free graphic and photo viewer, converter, organizer and see if they open in a 3rd party program.

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HI, I had no problems this morning, but after I put some videos from my camera onto my computer,and then tried to upload them to youtube, I couldn't do it. Internet Explorer kept closing and restarting everytime I tried to upload. So I went to firefox, same problem, then to chrome, same problem. Finally I decided to just go to the video on my computer and show it to someone, I went into the picture folder, and then Explorer closed and restarted. It happens all the time, where I can't even get to open a file. I ran the SFC and got a SFC detail sheet. I think some file is corrupted. Can someone help me? I am going to post the SFC details so someone can give me a starting point to work on this. Thanks
SFC details:
2012-03-05 16:28:57, Info CSI 00000006 [SR] Verifying 100 (0x00000064) components
2012-03-05 16:28:57, Info CSI 00000007 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2012-03-05 16:29:04, Info CSI 00000009 [SR] Verify complete
2012-03-05 16:29:05, Info CSI 0000000a [SR] Verifying 100 (0x00000064) components
2012-03-05 16:29:05, Info CSI 0000000b [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2012-03-05 16:29:12, Info CSI 0000000d [SR] Verify complete
2012-03-05 16:29:13, Info CSI 0000000e [SR] Verifying 100 (0x00000064) components
2012-03-05 16:29:13, Info CSI 0000000f [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transact... Read more

A:explorer crashes and restarts when I am in the picture file

Quote:




Verify and Repair Transaction completed. All files and registry keys listed in this transaction have been successfully repaired




Can you play the file on the camera? It looks like the files you copied over from the camera are corrupted. Delete the ones you have and try to save the files from the camera again. Make sure the file plays on your computer before deleting off of the camera, or uploading to YouTube.

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I have had an on going issues with Vista crashing and then restart, some times it does it so quick that I hardly notice it because it was just the OS restarting not the computer rebooting. The how and why Vista would restart was unknown though I do remember a couple of times I would get a media player error but that was not consistant.

However, now the error is consistant and I can replicate it. On certain files, when I would RIGHT Click on the file to look their property Vista will crash and after scanning itself, restart up. At first I have not paid attention to the files in question but today I noticed that when I went to look at the properties for Gas Powered Games' Dungeon Siege 2, because it crashes every time I try to start it (I just reinstalled the game yesterday and while I ran into an online issue, was able to play the single player version fine but today when I tried to start the game it won't start and crashes).

I did two searches under Vista restarting and Vista restarting when Right Clicking properties and after reading the 75 results, there were a few threads that had very similar issues but they were locked and none of them had an answer.

So, let's try it again, anyone got a clue about this issue?

My system is an ACER, that I keep updated with Microsoft Update and protected by AVG as well as the Microsoft utilities.

A:Explorer Crashes and then restarts when Right Click on Properties

Are you sure its not just Windows Explorer crashing? I don't see how the OS could restart but not the computer. Try typing sfc /scannow into your start menu. This will check you system files and repair them if they are indeed damaged.

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Hello Hope all is well there.

My problem is that Explorer crashes every single time I click on a folder or try to open something from the desktop that is inside a folder.

Im not sure what is causing this problem, any suggestions?: 4-dontkno

A:Explorer Crashes/Restarts when i click on any folder

Hello, welcome to TSF..

do any of the folders concerned contain .AVI files? Does the same happen for all users on your PC and also in Safe Mode?

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Hello,

Explorer intermittently crashes for some reason and it gets annoying. This is not Windows Internet Explorer, it is Windows Explorer. I'll be copying or moving files typically, or dbl click on a movie or picture file to launch it. It pops up a dialog saying explorer needs to be restarted. When I clik on it it restarts the desktop. What could be causing this?

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Explorer crashes and restarts desktop

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Hello,

So for the past month or so, explorer.exe has been crashing continuously. It happens on several occasions...

-Most notable when I first boot up Windows 7, it crashes and restarts in an assiduous manner, for maybe 10-15 times until it stops suddenly and starts working again

-When accessing files which force explorer to open, e.g. when I open a document, open the 'My Downloads' folder, and such locations (the crashing and restarting scenario occurs in every situation)

I haven't found a solution as of yet. I even tried ending the process in Task Manager and running it again... with the result of it continuing to freeze and restart even after I run it form Task Manager, until as usual, it suddenly stops crashing and starts working again.

Is there any possible solution to this which doesn't involve any type of System Restore/OS wipe?

Thanks in advance.

P.S. PC is defragged, registry and junk files cleaned using CCleaner and Disk Cleanup, issue still persists. SpyBotS&D cannot detect any malware, and ESET NOD32 cannot detect any viruses or infections either.

A:explorer.exe crashes and restarts when certain actions are performed

This is usualy caused by a bad file filter installed in explorer. And you can usualy trace it down to what type by noticing what files are in the folders you are opening.

Unless this happens at the default "libraries" or "Computer" entries as well...

Can you shed any light on where it does and maybe does not crash?

Did you install anything (Codecs, Office programs etc) just before this started?

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Seem to be having an issue all of a sudden. not sure how to fix it or even what might be wrong. when i right click on a disk drive in a file explorer it crashes then restarts. if your not sure what i mean i did screencap the experience and uploaded it here http://www.screencast.com/users/Otak...5-be8172d0205b

Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated.

A:File Explorer crashes and restarts on right click

ummm.... why did i get moved tot he general discussion?

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Hello,

After days of troubleshooting via trying resolution methods from various forums, I finally have to submit a help topic, because I am out of ideas short of re-installing windows.

explorer.exe crashes whenever I do one of the following items:
- Right click on desktop to see display properties; the right-click menu never comes up; explorer just crashes. (I can get to the display properties fine through control panel.)
- Open up Start/Programs and enter an application sub-menu. Explorer doesn't crash until the sub menu opens, sometimes instantly, sometimes in a few seconds.
- Hovering over an icon on my desktop. Explorer does not crash when hovering over shortcuts, only when I hover over a file sitting on the desktop.
- Trying to open My Computer. A window opens up and the flashlight appears momentarily, then explorer crashes, which also closes the window.
- Trying to browse files via Start/Run or through Task Manager. Explorer crashes after several seconds, regardless of which drive or directory I am browsing. There may be an additional pattern there too as the time it takes explorer to die varies, but I have yet to determine a pattern if there is one. For Start/Run, the window closes, for task manager, sometimes the window freezes when explorer crashes and restarts, and the task manager icon in the task bar never goes away until I pass over it with my mouse.
- Trying to open up administrative tools from the control panel. Other controal panel options ... Read more

A:explorer.exe crashes and restarts at specific times

I forgot to mention, I'm running XP SP3.

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Hi guys,

When I'm trying to burn discs with files or photo's, I am receiving Windows errors and crashes which mean I have to reboot. It always asks to send an error report but not sure if this is any good.

I seem to have a lot of running processes on task manager when I first boot up so not sure if a virus is installed by accident. Can someone have a look at my HiJackThis log please? This is a fairly brand new laptop so mind-boggled, unless my wife has messed it up!!!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 23:13:22, on 04/09/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\IVT Corporation\BlueSoleil\BTNtService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\PCSuite\DATALA~1\DATALA~1.EXE
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A:Windows Explorer Errors and System Crashes

Just as an addition, I do not own an iPod so not sure why iPod software is installed!!
 

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Hi,
Ive been having the same problem. Everytime i do anything to do with the recent items list - windows explorer stops working.

1) i downloaded shellexview
2) found the CmdLineContextMenu from secuROM file was created the day the problem arose.
3) i also downloaded "Rocket Dock" on this day. which i think is the problem
4) i disabled the context menu and rebooted.
5) PROBLEM STILL THERE
6) i'm pretty sure "Rocket Dock" caused this problem but i dont want to unistall it as its very good


Could anyone help me?

Thanks guys

A:Right Click on Recent Items (Start Menu) Crashes Windows Explorer

Hi -

I moved your post and created this thread for you.

Referenced thread - http://www.techsupportforum.com/micr...-explorer.html

Run Vista System Restore -
START | type rstrui | use a restore point prior to system trouble

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Cpu: Intell pentium dual core 2.80 ghz
Motherboard: ASUS P4S800
Ram: 2gig Sticks: #3 (2-512mbs) (1-1gig)
GPU: ASUS Radeon 9550 128mb
PSU: P4-500W power supply
OS: Windows XP pro Service pack 2

Ok The Crashes happen mostly during games such as Warcraft 3 and WoW
its crashes coming up with ACCESS_VIOLATION with like 0x00000E1 and so on
sometimes it comes to a plain blue screen and starts humming

Crash log:
STACK_TEXT:
WARNING: Frame IP not in any known module. Following frames may be wrong.
0006e8d8 1294e604 00140216 000202af 0006e96c 0x0
0006e8ec 1294e72d 0006e96c 0006e954 00000000 wmp!WTL::CFrameWindowImplBase<ATL::CWindow,ATL::CWinTraits<114229248,262400> >:reTranslateMessage+0x19
0006e908 1294e6e0 0006e96c 0006e96c 0006e950 wmp!CMainFrame:reTranslateMessage+0x22d
0006e91c 1294e69d 0006e96c 12c26214 0006ebb0 wmp!WTL::CMessageLoop:reTranslateMessage+0x25
0006e93c 12c75a8d 12940000 131da858 00000000 wmp!WTL::CMessageLoop::Run+0x5f
0006fecc 129d838e 000206d8 00000001 7c80ada0 wmp!Run+0x40a
0006fef0 01001389 01000000 000206d8 00000001 wmp!StartThePlayer+0xc3
0006ffc0 7c816fd7 0117d010 7c90e1fe 7ffd8000 wmplayer!_PlayerEntry+0x476
0006fff0 00000000 01001926 00000000 00000000 kernel32!BaseProcessStart+0x23
STACK_COMMAND: ~0s; .ecxr ; kb

FAULTING_THREAD: 000009d8

FOLLOWUP_IP:
ntdll!ExecuteHandler+24
7c90378b 5f pop edi

SYMBOL_NAME: ntdll!ExecuteHandler+24

FOLLOWUP_NAME: MachineOwner

MODULE_NAME: ntdll

IMAGE_NAME: ntdll.dll

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A:System Crashes/restarts Tried everything

Just thought I'd let you know that you should put the crashlog as an attachement Makes things a lot easier

Regards,

Korrupt
 

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basically when the computer starts up explorer loads then shuts down then loads then shuts down. it does it so fast that the start menu and stuff literally looks like its blinking. i cannot do anything it does it so fast, even in safe mode. any ideas what this is and what i can do?
 

A:explorer.exe crashes and restarts so fast its practically blinking

Run System restor.
 

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Finally got my laptop fixed, installed a new HDD. Reloaded my OEM Vista from a disk image, installed SP2 and a whole bunch of updates using Windows Update.

Soon thereafter (after successfully using Update several times), Update stopped working. Returned an error message when it tried to start, but the error number showed no results in Search.

Now Windows Update will not start at all. The window it should appear in remains white and the timer spins endlessly. Can close the window only by killing the program in Task Manager, at which point I'm notified that Win Explorer has crashed.

Googling brings up lots of crashes after individual updates, but I can't find anything on this behavior.

Any suggestions on how to rebuild Windows Update without a reinstall of the whole OS?

Thanks.
 

A:Windows Update will not start, crashes Windows Explorer

Download SP3 network install and run that one first.
 

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My Win 7 Home Premium pc has just started to have an odd problem.
 
If I open Control Panel > System, Windows Explorer crashes; "Windows Explorer has stopped working" dialogue. It does not happen when  I select another option in Control Panel.
 
Any advice please?

A:Control Panel > System crashes Windows Explorer

Have you tried running
sfc /scannow from the CMD prompt with administrator rights?
 
Dick

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Hi There
After updating windows 8 when I try to launch system properties, explorer hangs and restarts itself but I noticed that it gives me activation section Product ID:Not Available...... Any Ideas ???

A:Windows Explorer crashes while opening System Properties

Try removing the update and see what happens.

Maybe take the time and fill in your system specs as well.

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I built a system to use as an HTPC the end of last year (not my first) using new parts. Installed Windows and used it for a few months. Sometimes when it would start up (either from cold or a restart) it would power down and hang. The keyboard (connected via USB) lights would glow, but not come on strong like usual and the Num Lock light wouldn't be bright like usual. It was like the keyboard was getting power, but not actually communicating with the computer. Additionally, the TV connected via HDMI wouldn't detect a signal and the hard drive light would never blink. It wouldn't even post.
If I turned it off and on a few times it would work great, sometimes for a few weeks of restarts/shut-downs, without any problems. Then it would do it again. Once the system was up, it was stable.
Then one day I came home and the SSD wouldn't even show up in BIOS. I sent it in for RMA. In the interim I plugged in a regular (platter) HDD and loaded Windows. I don't remember if it happened right away, but soon after it would boot up and within 5-15 minutes it would restart without any warning. I would be in the middle of using it, the screen would go black (no BSOD or anything) and it would go right into POST.
I assumed that the problem was related to the HDD, so I tried to tolerate it, but soon just stopped using the system.
The replacement SSD came earlier this week. Installed Windows and got the same issue with the restarting and about half the time not eve... Read more

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I recently had a virus on my computer and I believed that i had fixed everything. However, my PC has continued to randomly reset, and my programs tend to crash for no reason. Also, while the system is idle, I get high CPU usage while not running anything. Here is my Hijack This Log.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 6:34:10 PM, on 6/20/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSv... Read more

A:System Restarts-program Crashes

Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogPlease also post the problems you are having.

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I installed Windbg, and was able to get in the Command up and running. What command should I type to get the data I should paste here to get the dump analyzed?

Thanks

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Hi. I have a problem and the issue is that when I open Control Panel and click System, Windows Explorer crashes. I have searched online and tried a few solutions but none have worked. Please help if you can. Let me know if you need any additional info from me.
 

A:Windows Explorer Crashes when opening system from Control Panel

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I have an Acer 4810t laptop, 3GB Memory running Windows 7 home edition 32 bit. I have no 3rd party firewall and am running Norton 360 (subscription fine and up to date)

Was working fine until recently. First thing I noticed was computer wont shut down. It progresses, logs off and goes to 'Shutting Down' screen. But never gets passed this. I normally have to hard reboot, although at one point it did go to a blue screen of death.

I thought I might, then, need to update system, but I cannot get to my Windows Update screen. I choose it from Control Panel and Windows Explorer freezes. The pointer turns to a rotating circle, and that is it. I cannot even kill it in task manager.l

Finally, I thought I'd try a System Restore but this won't even load into a window at all. Clicking it has no effect.

Lastly, I did try a fix I saw somewhere about the SQMCLient but this this didnt fix anything.

I really hope someone can help!!

A:Windows Update crashes Windows Explorer, System Restore

1.burn special recovery disk for Windows 7 Download Windows 7 System Recovery Discs &#x2014; The NeoSmart Files on other computer,burn,boot it and restore system METHOD II System Restore

2.Pack all *.DMP files from C:\Windows\Minidump folder and attache to post

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