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Windows 7: Windows explorer crashing

01 Jan 2012   #1
Frikster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Windows explorer crashing

Hello

The program Explorer.EXE version 6.1.7601.17567 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Process ID: 118
Start Time: 01ccc875ca0734fd
Termination Time: 0
Application Path: C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
Report Id: 34351661-348f-11e1-ad2e-001fc6a5a1d7

Do you need the "details tab" to be copied?

As you can see the explorer has stopped working
I usually play battlefield 3 with very low settings and get average 25-30fps ( i know .. its low ) .. but when it drops to 10-15 i check and see explorer has stopped working . after restarting it i get a black desktop background instead of my normal wallpapers .
Any other info you need to resolve the problem ?
Thank you.

NOTE: All drivers are up to date with the automatic update option from windows 7 ( and nvidia card drivers downloaded personally )


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01 Jan 2012   #2
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Make a screenshot from Proces Explorer: Process Explorer

And look what's running under 'Explorer.exe'
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01 Jan 2012   #3
Frikster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

do i take picture of ALL the processes running under explorer ? there is quite a few
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01 Jan 2012   #4
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frikster View Post
do i take picture of ALL the processes running under explorer ? there is quite a few
Yes please
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02 Jan 2012   #5
Frikster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

here you go
i am guessing you needed this information when u click explorer.exe and all the stuff that shows up in the "description" or whatever its called
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02 Jan 2012   #6
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi Frikster,

Lets see if you have some integrity issues with your system files that are causing Explorer to hang/crash on you.

1. Click
2. In the Search box, type cmd
3. Right-click on cmd and then click Run as administrator
4. When the command windows opens, type sfc /scannow and hit enter.

Report back the results of this process when its completed.

Regards,
Golden
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02 Jan 2012   #7
Frikster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

did not find any integrity violations

C:\Windows\system32 is where its searching im guessing thats correct ?
what is next
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03 Jan 2012   #8
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frikster View Post
did not find any integrity violations

C:\Windows\system32 is where its searching im guessing thats correct ?
what is next
hmm, Maybe try doing a system restore before this all started ?
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03 Jan 2012   #9
Frikster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GianniDPC View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frikster View Post
did not find any integrity violations

C:\Windows\system32 is where its searching im guessing thats correct ?
what is next
hmm, Maybe try doing a system restore before this all started ?
i do not remember the last time this started ... and i dont even know if restore points are enabled because i do not create any manually because i heard windows 7 is good and shit with bugs .. guess i heard wrong

( btw as i was writing this explorer crashed )

do you have any other suggestions except like full FORMAT and re-install of windows
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03 Jan 2012   #10
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

Mmm. I'm out of ideas.....unless a Repair Install will do the trick. Try this:

Repair Install

Regards,
Golden
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