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Windows 7: explorer freeze, highly frustrating..

04 Apr 2010   #1

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explorer freeze, highly frustrating..

Hi, I'm trying to copy all my music I've collected over the past years from dvd to a harddisk. Some dvds are quite old, so my dvd-player has problems reading some disks. Okay, fair enough. But when a disk has errors on it, for some reason it's not just good enough for Windows 7 to mention that and stop reading, no, rather it goes on and on, lets explorer freeze ('does not respond AT ALL'), and there is no way I can close it, even from the task manager. This way it takes ages to complete this task... can anyone give me advice, for instance, is there a program that can even more radically close a program, so i can just restart it, insert another disk, and go on copying my files?

Thanks a lot for your response.

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04 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

You can try bringing up the task manager by hitting control/alt/delate then shut the program down from there.
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