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Windows 7: windows explorer often "not responding!!!"

30 Jan 2011   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lizihao1130 View Post
is there anyway to fix it??
You might want to consider what you can disconnect for a while. Try losing any external drives, just temporarily, one at a time, to find the culprit. Cell phones on USB cables, digi-cams... Anything that you would see FROM explorer can cause explorer to slow down, and even, stop responding.

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03 Feb 2011   #12

Windows 7

Only a printer connected ...and ive tried with it disconnected
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04 Feb 2011   #13

windows 7 pro 64bit

Finally solved this after in place upgrade to correct issues with windows 7 pro 64 bit.. event log showed faulting application path as windows c:\windows\explorer.exe and the faulting module as c:\windows\sytem32\ATKDispCPL.dll .. heres the easy fix.. copy (not delete!) the explorer.exe from the windows system 32 directory to windows SysWOW64.. download shex view and run it.. disable the ATKDisp.dll and boom.. back in business..
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27 May 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

ive been having the same problem but it is with 1 particular folder on my external harddrive
im pasting the problem below if anyone can help me i would be ever so gratefu
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: explorer.exe
Application Version: 6.1.7601.17567
Application Timestamp: 4d6727a7
Fault Module Name: mfreadwrite.dll
Fault Module Version: 12.0.7601.17514
Fault Module Timestamp: 4ce7b890
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0001b2c2
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789l
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