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windows 7 explorer always automatic restart

Q: windows 7 explorer always automatic restart

hello guys,

i'm currently using windows 7 and my windows explorer always automatic restart. it seems that some of my programs have been corruped. i've been tried using "sfc/scannow" but the problems still remain. i need some helps on how to overcome this issue. below here are the details of my problem.


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 17417

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 00000000
BCP2: 8540552C
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
G:\Windows\Minidump\012812-23281-01.dmp
G:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-33015-0.sysdata.xml

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Preferred Solution: windows 7 explorer always automatic restart

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A: windows 7 explorer always automatic restart

Bugcheck 0x124 = WHEA = Machine Check Exception

See if Windows 7 SP1 will install - Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Info on 0x124 - http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html

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Hello everyone,

I have searched around a bit to see if others have ran into this problem, but I have had no luck so far. When I start my computer, it pops up with the standard menu it uses when an OS error has caused a restart. I can't get it too load windows using safe mode, last known good configuration, or normal mode. I never even see the windows loading screen, it restarts immediately.

Here is what I have tried:
1) I ran a check disk using the recovery console but it did not fix the problem.
2) I manually backed up the SYSTEM, SAM, DEFAULT, SECURITY, and SOFTWARE files from the root\windows\system32\config folder. I then replaced those files with ones from a few days ago located in the root\system volume information\ folder. It did not fix my problem.
3) I'm about to re-install windows when I decide to press f8 on boot and disable automatic restarts on system failure just to see if I'm missing some sort of BSOD. Windows completely loaded without any problems.
4) This confused me so I reversed the actions I took in step 2 (above) just to see whether it would boot with the original files as long as I chose "Disable Automatic Restarts on System Failure." It loaded windows without a problem.
5) I restarted to see whether it would boot normally or not. Again, it wouldn't load windows with any options other than the "Disable automatic restarts on system failure" option.

At this point, I'm pretty confused. Could the OS be mistakin... Read more

A:Automatic Restart on Boot Unless I choose "Disable Automatic Restart",,,,

Any ideas? I can just re-install, but I want to figure this out. It seems so odd to me. Thanks!

Jake
 

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Hello everyone,
I've installed windows 7 some days ago. This is really great. But I am facing one problem. My pc takes Restart after 1 hour/1.5 hours continiously
Whats the problem...Plz help me.

Arefin

A:Windows 7 automatic restart

Are you running the beta version? Because afaik the beta version has already expired so it will restart like that.

Install the RC version or the RTM trial.

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Hi guys , im using windows XP.

I got a problem which when I tried to start the windows , it auto-reboot.
I tried formatting the windows , but when It comes to "starting windows" , a BSOD occured.
I tried using the Automatic System Recovery , but then it ask me to put the file in a floppy disk and press enter when ready.
I tried to get info Safe Mode or Last Good Configuration , but its the same , auto-reboot.

Can anyone help me on this ? I almost fed up on fixing this
 

A:Automatic Restart at Starting Windows

Let us know what the error number of the BSOD is, that will sort of help. To me it may sound like bad hardware, especially memory.
 

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Windows 10 Home rebooted for an unknown reason this morning.
I woke up and found my pc hanged and unresponsive.
I was able to connect through the vnc server, and saw the dot-circle going round and round. Just stuck there.

I had to hard reboot. When I checked the Event Viewer, I could not determine what triggered the restart.

Yesterday, I installed a new nvidia graphics driver, but did not reboot. It did not ask me to.

Windows update setting is set to "notify me to schedule restart"
I set that a long time ago. so it's not supposed to auto reboot.

What other ways does Windows auto reboot? I need to shut them off.

I need my pc to have 100% uptime, and only allow manual reboots. I hate when I wake up to surprises like this.

A:how to disable all automatic restart in windows 10?

Run CMD as admin and copy/paste:

reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "AlwaysAutoRebootAtScheduledTime" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers" /t REG_DWORD /d "1" /f







Originally Posted by link626


Windows update setting is set to "notify me to schedule restart"
I set that a long time ago. so it's not supposed to auto reboot.



That setting works only for a limited time, eventually Windows will restart itself.

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Well,

I have been looking around for something about this, but strangely, the only people talking about this want to turn it off...

My problem is that I never ever seen my Win8 reboot himself, yet I have set my system up that he checks for updates at a time I am not on my computer and has to/can reboot if needed, but this just never happens, I always have to do a manual reboot when I get home, and that is really very annoying.

So, guess my question is, how do I force Win8 to download, install and restart computer if needed after updates at a given time ?

Though if by any chance I am on my computer at that time, I would like to have some notification or pop-up telling me I have to restart.

I don't see my login screen, it is all automated, my computer is always running 24/7, so I don't see any messages on the login screen and the Win8 update page is a major hassle to get to.

Any tips and advice appreciated,
Thanks in advance,
Bart

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At first windows loads up as usual to desktop. After about 30 seconds, it randomly restarts and after that it keeps getting stuck at boot logo and then restarts again looping over and over again.

This also happens on safemode. I managed to uncheck automatically restart option on sysdm.cpl with the 30 seconds that I had, but even after doing that, the restart looping persists. I dont know what to do.

The last time windows worked normally, I played Forza Horizon 4 with logitech g29 steering wheel and shifter which was working perfectly fine for 4 days after I got the steering wheel. The next day I go to turn my computer on and this happened.

Specs:

MOBO: ASRock FM2A58M-HD+

RAM: 18GB Mushkin Stealth 997069S DDR3

CPU: AMD A10-6800k 4.1 GHz Quadcore FM2 socket With AMD Radeon HD 8670D graphics

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060

Storage: Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD
 

A:Windows 10 automatic looping restart

Boot with the Windows DVD / USB stick and choose Repair
 

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Hello, I just wanted to say here on the forums that making the Windows update restart my computer automatically, no matter what, is ridiculous. The last time the update had restarted my computer while I was using it, I went and put the settings to the option of "choose when to restart" or 'ask me first' or whatnot. Regardless of the fact that I consciously went and changed the setting so that it would not automatically update my computer, it still does it. The first time that it did it again, it wasn't a big deal. I checked the settings again and after some research learned that it would still probably restart my computer automatically without my say, no matter what, even though I had purposely changed the settings not to do so.

The first time this happened after I had changed the settings was not a big deal. The second time yesterday morning, however, was. To be short and not include the details, I had a video job interview at 9:00am. A very, very impotant interview. I turned on my computer around 7:30am, booted it up and left it on. When I came back to my computer around 8:45am, I opened the video software and prepared to connect to / recieve the call. This was when Windows Update decided that it was more important to restart my computer and apply an update to Windows.

This update took around 20-25 minutes. I never had an option to postpone or avoid this action. I thought about holding the power, but as most everything explicitly warns against turning off ... Read more

A:Windows Update Automatic Restart

I apologize if this is the wrong place for this. I just want my voice to be heard.

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Dear Tech Support Guy,

Automatic Restart Needs Improvement in Windows 10

I would like to see a pop up warning say for example at least 10 minutes before an automatic restart is to occur in Windows 10. This will allow users to keep the automatic restart recommended setting, while at the same time, permitting them to finish their work. My Windows 10 desktop PC restarted with the huge November, 2015 Threshold 2 Update (Build 1511) in the early evening, about 7:45 PM. Restarts should be done in the early morning hours, say between 3-4am when most people are asleep.

I have selected the "Notify of Scheduled Restart." option, which I believe should be the default setting, as users in Windows 8.1 would get pop-up notices by default. Some questions:

1.) If a users selects "Notify of Scheduled Restart" for Windows Update, in Windows 10, what message will they see the next time a restart is scheduled? (Screenshots would be helpful.)

2.) Let's suppose that I schedule the restart for 3:30am when not using the computer. Will this time setting hold for all the next subsequent updates that need a system restart until changed?

Jack
 

A:Windows Update Automatic Restart Questions?

Jack1000 said:


Dear Tech Support Guy,

Automatic Restart Needs Improvement in Windows 10

I would like to see a pop up warning say for example at least 10 minutes before an automatic restart is to occur in Windows 10. This will allow users to keep the automatic restart recommended setting, while at the same time, permitting them to finish their work. My Windows 10 desktop PC restarted with the huge November, 2015 Threshold 2 Update (Build 1511) in the early evening, about 7:45 PM. Restarts should be done in the early morning hours, say between 3-4am when most people are asleep.

I have selected the "Notify of Scheduled Restart." option, which I believe should be the default setting, as users in Windows 8.1 would get pop-up notices by default. Some questions:

1.) If a users selects "Notify of Scheduled Restart" for Windows Update, in Windows 10, what message will they see the next time a restart is scheduled? (Screenshots would be helpful.)

2.) Let's suppose that I schedule the restart for 3:30am when not using the computer. Will this time setting hold for all the next subsequent updates that need a system restart until changed?

JackClick to expand...

Greetings,

Still searching for an answer to this question. The main thing I want to know is, if I change the Windows Update feature in Windows 10 to "Notification of Scheduled Restart" what will I see before a restart is scheduled to happen? Will this be a pop up notice in the syste... Read more

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i am using a windows xp professional version 2002 sp3 laptop.

automatic updates have been installed on my pc and it pops up a window saying

"updating your computer is almost complete. you must restart your computer for the updates to take effect. do you want to restart your computer now ? or 'restart later'"

I dont want to restart now. hence when i am clicking on restart later, the pop up is coming up after another 15 minutes or so.

i went to task manager-> processes -> and ended the process called wuauclt.exe which is responsible for this process, but i notice that this process is automatically started within another 10 seconds .

though i understand that , it is good for me to restart my laptop and have a successful install of my updates, I still want to know of a method to
supress these updates until i like to restart my laptop

Hope somebody could help

thank you all in anticipation,

A:how to supress windows restart pop up after automatic updates

guys , somebody please write back

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I can be in the middle of anything, a game, a paper being written, or a job being done... my windows update will automatically install an update, but sometimes will not ask me if I want to restart my PC.. it will automatically shut me down and restart.

I thought there was a way to disable it, but I can't find anything. I know that in Windows XP I could do so using the Group Policy service.. however, I cannot find a GP in Vista.

Does anyone have a clue as how to stop this from happening?

I feel like I am missing something here.
 

A:Help Disabling Automatic Restart for Windows Updates

The best way is to change the auto windows update behavior.

Control Panel>Windows Update>Change Settings

Now select "Download Updates but let me choose whether to install them" Hit OK.

Now you control when updates are installed.
 

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Hi,

I seem to have the same issue as this topic http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic458990.html

After having uninstalled and reinstalled Microsoft Security Essentials, a scan found a virus/trojan and a message came up saying that Windows would automatically restart in one minute. The computer is now stuck in a loop of automatically restarting every time Windows opens. I've read the other topics on this and run the Farbar scan. I will put the log below. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

PS. I have no other computer at home, so there may be a day or two between me replying to any messages as I try to use either my friend's computer or my computer at work.

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows Vista automatic restart loop

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST written by Farbar) Version: 20-07-2012 01
Ran by SYSTEM at 21-07-2012 20:47:32
Running from G:\
Windows Vista ™ Home Premium (X86) OS Language: English(US)
The current controlset is ControlSet002

========================== Registry (Whitelisted) =============

HKLM\...\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe [142104 2007-05-25] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe [154392 2007-05-25] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe [138008 2007-05-25] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [SynTPStart] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPStart.exe [102400 2007-08-15] (Synaptics, Inc.)
HKLM\...\Run: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe [x]
HKLM\...\Run: [NDSTray.exe] NDSTray.exe [x]
HKLM\...\Run: [topi] C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Toshiba Online Product Information\topi.exe -startup [581632 2007-07-10] (TOSHIBA)
HKLM\...\Run: [Desktop SMS] C:\Program Files\IDM\Desktop SMS\DesktopSMS.exe /auto [1507328 2007-06-18] (Interactive Digital Media)
HKLM\...\Run: [TPwrMain] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.EXE [411192 2007-03-29] (TOSHIBA Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [SmoothView] %ProgramFiles%\Toshiba\SmoothView\SmoothView.... Read more

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Windows 8.1 error.....pls solve issue .......
 

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HI, I normally connect to client VPN to access their systems. To connect to VPN, IKE and Authip IPsec keying modules should enabled. I made it automatic from services, and after restart the computer, it changed to disabled. So i thought IKE service
will enable if i try to connect to VPN which also not worked. I have to enable it manually. Is there something that anyone can help? Any help will help here.

Thanks All.

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I have moved this thread over, as I felt it was a different issue.

Previous thread - Most of the main services will not start?

I'm running win 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, which has been fine up to a few days ago when on start up reaching the desktop I started getting a window saying "Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart automatically in one minute." it would then restart and continually loop this way.

I booted to safe mode and had no restart message, so was able to run a virus scan using Microsoft security essentials, however if I booted to safe mode with networking the restart window would show again.

I have looked for the Gbp Service, which I was advised might be causing the problem, but cannot find this in services running.

However, I have found that by discounting the internet, the restart issue does not show, but as soon as I connect to the internet, it pops up and the system restarts.

Does this indicate a virus or trojen of some kind?

Any suggestion how I stop this, as I cannot run a up to date antivirus program without being connected to the internet to get the latest updates?

Happy.

A:Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart automatic

Do you have a restore point before the problem began ... a repair install may be the way to go as well....

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A:Mini Dump error plz help automatic restart in windows 8!

No Windows Updates installed. Most systems have at least 30 or 40. Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available updates (it may take several trips to get them all).

Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on some Win7 systems (mostly due to the sptd.sys driver, although I have seen dtsoftbus01.sys blamed on several occasions). I strongly suspect that this hold true for Win8 systems also.





Please un-install the program, then use the following free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system (pick the 32 or 64 bit system depending on your system's configuration): [S] DuplexSecure - FAQ [/S] Link broken as of 21 Jul 2012
New link (15 Aug 2012): DuplexSecure - Downloads (pick the appropriate version for your system and select "Un-install" when you run it).
Alternate link: Disc-Tools.com
Manual procedure here: Registry and SPTD problems | DAEMON Pro Help



The memory dump blames your Avast antivirus. Please:
- download a fresh copy of the latest version of Avast
- uninstall your current copy of Avast
- install the freshly downloaded copy of Avast
- IMMEDIATELY update it and perform a full system scan
- continue to monitor for further BSOD's

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rena... Read more

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I've encountered a number of issues with viruses and malware over the past week, but I'm getting close to completely ridding my machine of all infections. I'm using a Sony Vaio FE-690P laptop and running a legal copy of Windows XP Professional.Before my problems started, I was using Ad-Aware and McAfee VirusScan periodically as my main defense against infections. When my computer started to act up, I performed scans through each program. Each scan turned up a number of items, some more dangerous than others, so I took note of them and deleted the items. Upon a system reboot, I performed the same scan again and found that some of the exact items I thought had just deleted reappeared. One of the four items that I was unable to get rid of was the Virtumonde virus. After doing some internet research, I downloaded Spyware Doctor, paid for a subscription, and performed a scan. Spyware Doctor found the same items as Ad-Aware, but would also not allow their complete removal. I then ran an additional scan using a tool within Spyware Doctor called the Malware Detective Tool. I don't know how or why it happened, but since using that tool, my scans now come back free of infections. That all leads to this...So I felt good knowing I had hopefully resolved my problems. My computer was no longer showing any symptoms of infection. That is until I received the following error message:"Generic Host Process for Win32 Services encountered a problem and needs to close."On... Read more

A:NTAUTHORITY\SYSTEM - Windows XP initiated automatic restart.

Hello and welcome. I have moved your topic here as I feel there may still be infection. We will check and if needed send itt back.Please run 2 tools.SDFix:Please print out and follow these instructions: "How to use SDFix". When using this tool, you must use the Administrator's account or an account with "Administrative rights"Disconnect from the Internet and temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any real time protection programs before performing a scan.When done, the SDFix report log will open in notepad and automatically be saved in the SDFix folder as Report.txt.If SDFix is unable to run after rebooting from Safe Mode, run SDFix in either Mode, and type F, then press Enter for it to finish the final stage and produce the report.Please copy and paste the contents of Report.txt in your next reply.Be sure to renable you anti-virus and and other security programs before connecting to the Internet.-- If the computer has been infected with the VirusAlert! malware warning from the clock and the Start Menu icons or drives are not visible, open the SDFix folder, right-click on either the XP_VirusAlert_Repair.inf or W2K VirusAlert_Repair.inf (depending on your version of Windows) and select Install from the Context menu. Then reboot to apply the changes.Now MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Pro... Read more

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Now that microsoft has removed the ability to force windows 10 to ask to be scheduled and given that "active hours" is a broken concept that doesn't solve any problem, how can I prevent windows from automatically restarting again? Is the only option to turn off windows update entirely now?

A:How to Prevent automatic restart in Windows 10 Anniversary Update?

Hello tannim,

What is broken about active hours for you?

Active hours lets Windows know when you usually use this device. When a restart is necessary to finish installing an update, Windows won't automatically restart your device during active hours.

Windows Update Active Hours - Change in Windows 10

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Hi everyone,
Newbie here so hope I posted this in the right section.

I am not able to boot up my laptop at all so I cannot do the DM Log Collector, sorry!

I own an ASUS R500A laptop that seemed to have crashed for no reason yesterday. I was using it, went afk for a few hours, came back and saw it in Windows Error Recovery. I had 2 options - Start Windows Normally or Launch Startup Repair. Start Windows Normally loops back to Windows Error Recovery. Launch Startup Repair takes me to a blank screen with ASUS logo and a window X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe. I am unable to type anything in this box.

I cannot boot in Safe Mode (loops again). I get BsoD when i choose "Disable Automatic Restart Upon System Error". I did not install any new hardware or software recently. I also don't have a Windows 7 DVD or Recovery Disk to boot from. After a few more times trying to reboot, F8 on start up no longer takes me to the screen where I can choose to boot in Safe Mode. All I get is the Windows Error Recovery window.

Is this something I can fix on my own or should I bring it to a repair shop? I would appreciate any help you guys can provide! I'm heartbroken that I might have lost all my pictures of my beloved pets that have passed on, as well as my school work.

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My new laptop ran Dell Updates overnight a couple of days ago and I had to power it up the next morning, only to discover it was a complete restart and the programs I had open were closed. Luckily I think I was able to recover everything from the closed applications, but is there a way to tell Dell Updates when I want to restart the computer?
Also, I was able to do this with Windows 10 before the anniversary update, but the option seems to have disappeared in the settings now.

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i keep encounter this auto restart error therefore i decided to uncheck the automatic restart checkbox in system properties to get a BSOD so that i know what happen, but even if i uncheck it, my cpu still auto restart without generating a BSOD

i also checked my windows folder but there are no \Windows\Minidump in it

A:Auto restart even if uncheck automatic restart

Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): Set MiniDump

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Hi All, I updated my z570 succesfully from windows 8.1 to windows10 back in 2015 and using succesfullly without any problems. when tried to update from 1703 got error which used to rolled back with automatic repair and recovery to previous version automatically after 2, 3 hard shutdowns. Recently when windows 10 is updating to latest security and  other updates (I defferred the feature updates like 1803 using some MS windows utility, So proceeded confidently with update).However during update the laptop entered into this endless restart loop. After hard shutdown with power key 2, 3 times its showing message that 'Attemptiing Automatic repair' then 'recovery to previous installed version' but quickly again restarting back in loop.  I tried following other methods:1. Tried entering to setup by pressing F2 - no luck2. Created bootable USB and started laptop and pressed F12 continuosly - no luck3. Removed battery and pressed power button for a while and restarted hoping to enter setup - didnt helped4. used One touch recovery key next to power button while system is off hoping after system on takes me to sestup page - didnt helped If I could atleast enter setup or boot will try to solve, I Sincerely request memebers here to help me solving this issue. Thanks

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Hello,
everytime i click on the windows explorer icone on my taskbar my explorer.exe crash and restart (both right and left click make it crash)

In hope you will be able to help me

A:Windows explorer make explorer.exe crash and restart

Somehow CCleaner scan fixed it sorry for the post !

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How can I keep Windows Explorer from automatically starting when I insert a new CD or DVD? The problem is that with the backup program I use requiring insertion of sequential disks, when I change disks Windows Explorer automatically pops up and stops the restore process. In any event I don't like having to turn off Windows Explorer every time I insert a new CD or DVD.
 

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Everything was ok until relatively recently. I could switch between the Start Page apps and Windows Desktop, with everything functioning. But one day some weeks ago my Start Page Apps quit working. If I click on an app, I was suddenly looking at my Desktop with the app minimized on the Start Bar. No way to open that app.

Then I heard some others having the same problem. It seems that all of a sudden the apps could not open if Windows Explorer was in Admin mode. So I tried the Ctrl-Shift-Esc to bring the task manager up. I had to click on Windows Explorer, and select Restart. Then I could go to The Start Page, and the apps worked just fine.

And now, anytime I want to use the apps on the Start Page, I have to Restart Windows Explorer first. Any idea why this happens, and if there is a way to not have to restart WE every time?

Thanks,

Dave

Windows 8.1 HP Omni27.

A:Restart Windows Explorer

Hello Dave,

Since this has just recently started to happen, you might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this started may be able to undo it.

System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

If not, then the tutorial below will add "restart explorer" to your desktop context menu to make it easier to do for now until this can be sorted.

Explorer - Add "Restart Explorer" to Desktop Context Menu - Windows 7 Help Forums

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I'm trying to copy a folder on my backup drive to insert on C: I start on my backup drive and copy the folder, then I go to the C: drive click on "Program files (X86)". I then right click in order to choose "paste". I get a windoe saaying that Windows Explorer has stopped working and needs to restart. It doesn't appear to restart and the folder is not pasted. What can I do? Thank you

A:Windows Explorer needs to restart

An additional bit of information. If I right click any folder in the c: drive, I get the response that "Windows Explorer has stopped working". I can start Windows Explorer up again with no problem unless I try to right click on a folder.

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Help please, windows explorer restarts sometimes. Its regarding a program called Korean WordBreaker I believe, and after so much research, it still doesnt stop.

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: 73b17d32
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

please, please, please help!

A:WINDOWS EXPLORER restart

I had this alot on windows 7 ultimate 64... it just came randomly alot... the appcrashes all i did was reinstalled Windows and all was fine :S

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Help please, windows explorer restarts sometimes. Its regarding a program called Korean WordBreaker I believe, and after so much research, it still doesnt stop.

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: 73b17d32
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

please, please, please help!

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:40:22 AM, on 8/13/2007Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeC:\Program Files\SetPoint\SetPoint.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KHAL\KHALMNPR.EXEC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEUser.exeC:\Program Files\SpywareBot\SpywareBot.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeC:\Windows\system32\WerCon.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXER0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blankR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?L... Read more

A:Windows Explorer Restart Pop-up

Hi fklaczik,

If you still need help please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks for your patience.

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Help please, windows explorer restarts sometimes. Its regarding a program called Korean WordBreaker I believe, and after so much research, it still doesnt stop.

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: 73b17d32
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

please, please, please help!
 

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Is there a way to schedule an automatic restart in Windows 8.1 where my computer reboots in the middle of the night every day or once a week? If so what is the process? Thank you!
 

A:Automatic restart

Welcome to Tech Support Guy
I hope this helps you... http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/schedule-task#1TC=windows-7

or this may be better.... https://askleo.com/how-do-i-schedule-a-nightly-reboot-in-windows-8-1/
 

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Sometimes my PC automatic restart. I never click restart button. Why is that?
How do i overcome this matter? When windows starting it show "Windows is not shutdown correclty.....
Start normal" screen.
*Windows never show "Error message" in this process.

A:Automatic PC Restart.

I think more details would be in order here. Particularly, what are you specifically doing on the PC when it automatically restarts? Do you get a Blue Screen, an error message, does it freeze and then restart or does it just go black then restart? Additionally, is there a pattern or does this happen randomly? Also, did this start recently or has it been happening for a while?

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well today i got oblivion for my pc and was ver excited to play it. So i go through the task of making a char and just when i thnk i am ready to play i press go, look the the left side ofthe jail and BAM my computer decided to retart itsef, it also does this with another game half life 2:lost coats, it just retsrats itself, i have no idea what the problem is maybe you guys can shed some llught on my situation thaks!!!
 

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Hai Everybody ,

I have an Desktop with XP Professional Operating System. Recently a two days before get automatic restarted when i had been working the same.
Anybody can give the solution for resolve my problem. I am fear about whether my data will get loss.

Thanks in advance.
 

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hello guys!

i have an issue in my system, it automatically restarts when i play any game or watch a movie.my os is windows 7 ultimate
could anyone suggest me how i could fix this problem
 

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I want my NT4 server to be restarted once a week. Is there an easy way to schedule a restart? I'd like it to run after the backup every Friday night.
 

A:Automatic Restart

The free software at the link below should help. Let us know what happens.
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/psshutdown.shtml
 

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I'm running Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 on a HP Media Center PCm7170n

I have ran several virus scanners such as Kaspersky Internet Security and AVG Anti Virus and defraggged and scanned my hard drive.

My computer seems that whenever it is idle it will reboot. I'm not even getting the dialog box that countdowns and asks me to reboot. I will leave my computer and when i come back sometimes within 5 minutes it will have reboot. Doesn't matter what program I have up and running. As long as I am working on the computer it does not reboot. But if i walk away, it will have. It even rebooted while i was running Zone Alarm and had the security set on the highest setting.

It doesn't seem to do it at any specific time, as in if i have a particular program up and running. It doesn't matter it will reboot whether i have nothing running or all messengers and p2p running. It reboots either way

Both virus scanners have come up with nothing. Any suggestions?

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MY laptop probook 4540s starts this week to restart automatically after choosing to  shutdown; after 5 seconds of shutdown it starts automatic  deos any one know how to fix this problem ?

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I have Vista on my laptop and every time I shut it down ? it automatically starts up again. I?ve messed with the power settings but can?t seem to get it to work properly. Also, when the computer goes to sleep, I have to do a hard close and shut down - it won?t wake up but it restarts agin automatically!

I am not very tech savvy. Any ideas with simple fixes?

A:Automatic restart

Welcome to the Group...
First of all it seems as if you have got a custom-built computer, and may have had some error plugging in your reset and power buttons into your Motherboard to give it some wrong signals. Also if that doesnt work, repartition your HDD

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My laptop worked fine untill I downloaded google chrome. About 5 minutes after it got installed the laptop crashed. It boots fine and I can login like normal. But after that the windows explorer continues to restart every 1-2 seconds. It takes about 1 sec for it to restart and I can't do anything on the computer except use the taskmanager.
I have tried to restart explorer but it doesn't work. It also appears to be 2 copys of explorers running all the time.

Any help is very appreciated!
 

A:Windows 10 explorer restart loop

If you can see the power button on the login screen, hold down the shift key while you click Restart then choose troubleshoot. Choose Advanced options, System Restore, and restore the PC to before you installed Chrome.
 

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Hey,

I have a newer dell desktop, and everything is going fine (running windows vista). However, whenever i close a windows explorer window, i receive a message saying Windows explorer has stopped working, and that it is looking for a solution, and eventually restarts windows explorer. It only does this when I close a folder or something, not when I close an application or firefox. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? It's pretty annoying. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
 

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To me unknown reason Explorer in windows7_64ultimate stuck in such a way that I don't know what to do with it.
After turning on the PC and desktop appearance boots after some seconds Explorer will switch on and off - ie all the icons and a desktop background flash, and cannot run any program. The mouse is slow, delayed response.
I tried all my available options: scf/ scannow - everything is ok, last know good configuration. Further system restore to its previous state program, which I suspect is in on it (utility mkvtoolnix for basic video editing). It was the latest software that I installed (although then uninstalled). The virus probably will not, maybe malware? How can I find out if it is?
This question I am writing in safe mode, which fortunately allow basic use. I cannot reveal here any resident programs on background with RSIT.
I want to avoid, if possible, os reinstall. Before that, I ask here if anyone has similar experience and possibly advise perhaps trivial procedure. Like this one, which just doesn't work:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...d/c6fddc14-7649-4334-ac9a-6d049fd503bd?auth=1
Thanks for any response
Peter
 

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Windows Explorer crashed, and when I tried to restart it, it says that I don't have permission. I tried creating a new process, but it did not worth. I would prefer not to log off if I can. What can I do? Also, Windows Explorer crashes constantly. Is there a way to fix that?

A:No permission to restart Windows Explorer

Hi,

I would uninstall any software that you have that binds to or otherwise starts itself with Explorer.

If you need help figuring that out, type msinfo32 in the start menu then press Enter. File | save on the opened screen.

Right click the saved file and choose Send to>>Compressed (zip) folder. Attach the zip here to a new post.

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hello, i deleted the desktop.ini of desktop as i think that it was virus. It was hide by the system. I untick the option hide files by operating system [recommened].

A:Problem is windows explorer restart

desktop.ini is a system file used to store folder preferences. The file will only be visible if you un-hide "protected operating system files". If you delete it, it should be automatically re-created. Read this article for more information.
Furthermore, you shouldn't delete files because you don't what they are. You can submit a file to VirusTotal to check whether if the file is malicious.
 
https://virustotal.com/

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Following a string of updates installed this afternoon, I am no longer able to restart Windows Explorer, be it from the context menu or from Task Manager (Run explorer.exe). The old instance closes successfully, but the new instance does not run. I am no longer able to run explorer.exe from system32. C:\Windows\explorer.exe still works, but it's the explorer.exe that can't be configured to start with administrator privileges.

A:no longer able to restart Windows Explorer

There should be a Restore Point from before the updates so you can roll it back.

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My windows explorer.exe started all of the sudden to restart itself.Even when I run "explorer.exe" from my Task Manager, stays there for seconds and then poofs again.I scanned my pc for malware (Windows Malware Tool) found 1 result and removed. (worm: Backdoor.win32)I scanned my pc for rootkits (AVG Free Anti-Rootkit) found 1 result and removed.I scanned my pc for spyware (S & D and Spyware Terminator) found LOTS of results and removed.I also fixed my registry with Registry Booster 2.I see in my taskman.exe a "Servstat32x.exe" process which I didnt know its presence before. Its kinda "restarting" itself, and I cannot "kill it".Problem insists.I cannot find something in the net about this problem...I also know that winsock.exe pops up trying to make explorer to work? but I know nothing...So I am attaching a log of hijackthis here.Please respond... I cannot use the "browse" button so unfortunately I must copy/paste my log here Run by PCTWO on 2008-04-18 05 _linenums:14'>Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by PCTWO on 2008-04-18 05:14:22Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --10: 2008-04-18 02:14:54 UTC - RP145 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point9: 2008-04-18 00:38:12 UTC - RP144 - ... Read more

A:Windows Explorer Started To Restart Itself

rdriv.sys is involved

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