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Windows 7: Windows explorer stoped working...


01 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 
Windows explorer stoped working...

I just restarted my PC and it sais that windows explorer is not responding....
What to do?


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01 Jul 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Turn off your antivirus and boot.

Try to boot in safe mode

If you can run an antivirus scan. Download, if you can, malwarebytes and do a scan.

Did you do a clean install or upgrade?
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01 Jul 2010   #3

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

If you have previous system restore points to choose from, try to restore to a point previous to the last program/setting you installed/changed.

I've had issues with explorer caused by third party themes, especially when forced to replace the stock explorer.exe. If you find that explorer.exe isn't responding, you can usually get it to reboot itself if you open the task manager and close the program and then start it up again via task manager.

Ctrl-Alt-Delete
Task Manager
Processes Tab
Highlight "Explorer.exe"
End Process
File > New Task (Run...)
Explorer.exe

This is only a temporary workaround until you find the cause of your problems.
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