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Windows 7: !!!explorer crashes!!!


07 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
!!!explorer crashes!!!

Hi, GOOD NEWS. After a lot of research about the explorer crashing problem, I have come accross a web site, it gives instructions to delete a registery entry. THIS HAS WORED FOR ME, I have tested my system out after deleting the entry and restarting my computer and have not had the crashing problem again If it does crash I will let you all know but fingers crossed.

Follow my instructions:

1. Click start
2. Type regedit and hit enter
3. Go into the following - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE - SOFTWARE - Microsoft - SQMClient
4. Then you should see an entry called "MachineThrottling", BACKUP YOUR REGISTERY (file, Export etc...) and DELETE that entry.
5. Close the Registery Program
6. Open My computer right click on the hard drive that Windows 7 is installed on
7. Click Tools Tab
8. Click check now (make sure the top box is selected - fix file system errors) and OK
9. Restart your computer

This has worked for my system and hopefully it will work on yours. If you need help just leave a reply and I will try my best to help out

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07 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Very good you solved the problem!

What website did you get this information from?

zx81
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08 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I'm glad I helped you, the website is:

prashant's new web blog. - Windows 7 explorer crashes on Windows update [solved].

Its not totaly clear so I experimented using the info posted on the site above.
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15 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi guys,
I've searched for at least half a month to solve a fu**ing right click explorer crashes that were constantly happening into my Windows 7 (heard that Windows Vista got too). All you have to do is download this program called Shell Ex View and disable all No-Microsoft content shells. To do like that just open the program, arrange all the shells in the "Company" column and select all the others third party shells. Just right click on them and click on disable. Done. Enjoy!
ShellMenuView - Disable/enable context menu items of Explorer
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22 Nov 2009   #5

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

i also suffer with explorer crashes
thought i would try the registry mod
but i have no machine throttling entry in sqmclient just 3 folder 1 named ie 1 named reliability and 1 named windows
any help
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15 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ult.
 
 
Explorer crashes Fixed

BashirSabeel's fix didn't work for me. I don't have that registry entry.
But if you have an nForce chip set go to nVidia and let their website check your board for an update. Don't use other update methods. There was an nForce update on nVidia that involves the stroreage driver. After installing the new driver the crashes stopped. I no longer could make it crash.

Hope this is of help.
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26 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote:
Hi guys,
I've searched for at least half a month to solve a fu**ing right click explorer crashes that were constantly happening into my Windows 7 (heard that Windows Vista got too). All you have to do is download this program called Shell Ex View and disable all No-Microsoft content shells. To do like that just open the program, arrange all the shells in the "Company" column and select all the others third party shells. Just right click on them and click on disable. Done. Enjoy!
ShellMenuView - Disable/enable context menu items of Explorer
Just registered to thank the above poster and confirm that the above solution worked. My problem was caused by switching to ATI GPU from NVidia one, and being a lazyass to uninstall drivers proper way, so I had nview installed in shell.

Thanks, frostee.
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