|06 May 2012||#1|
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explorer.exe crashes on login and opening this computer
Since yesterday my pc suddenly started to generate explorer.exe crashes on everything that I try to do. Opening a file in Notepad by "browsing", trying to open "My Computer" or "My Documents" and even trying to browse for a program by using the Task Manager.
When I logon, explorer seems to start fine (sometimes) or immediately when the background is loaded, the error is thrown and the loop initiates...
Sometimes it stops looping the error after 4 - 5 times and then I have to stay away from any file browser, but mostly this is a never ending loop of explorer crashes.
I've tried the following fixes:
- sfc /scannow ===> no errors detected/solved
- malwarebytes ====> nothing detected
- panda antivirus / trendmicro Housecall ===> no virusses detected
- ccleaner (clean register included) ===> no help at all
- system restore to a point before the last windows update ===> no solution
This is the error message logged in the Event Manager:
Faulting application name: explorer.exe, version: 6.1.7601.17567, time stamp: 0x4d672ee4 Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17725, time stamp: 0x4ec4aa8e Exception code: 0xc0000374 Fault offset: 0x00000000000c40f2 Faulting process id: 0x460 Faulting application start time: 0x01cd2ba97cfd8387 Faulting application path: C:\Windows\explorer.exe Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll Report Id: bc449a32-979c-11e1-9bd0-14dae9418742
Any possible help on this error?
I'd like to keep my windows intact if possible, but if a format is required...
Thanks in advance
EDIT: system specs are now filled in under my profile
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|07 May 2012||#2|
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This may be an application or service conflict. It could also be a corrupted program that is causing the explorer.exe crash.
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