Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Win 7 explorer.exe crashes frequently?


23 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Win 7 explorer.exe crashes frequently?

Hello there,

I've just recently converted from xp to 7 and i feel like all my knowledge on computers has gone.

I've only had my new laptop for 3 days and ever since i started using it i have had crashes, i do not get any error codes or BSOD's the laptop just becomes unresponsive so i have to turn the machine off by the power button.

After a certain period of time (random, sometimes crashes after a couple of hours, others a few minutes) a program or the explorer in general acts like it is loading but really has crashed and there is no way of it closing and restarting, if i do manage to get a program to close then i can't re-open it, i click on the icon but nothing appears.

Also after a certain period of time when i try to right-click on an icon on the desktop/start panel etc. the system crashes and becomes unresponsive as well.

I can manage to get the system to restart but even then (after experiencing a crash) i have to turn it off by the power button.


I realise this is very long-winded and probably won't make much sense but ever since i've gone from xp to 7 i feel like a complete novice.

I have performed various malware/registry scans to no avail in fixing the problem.

I hope somebody can provide me with anyway to sort this problem without having to send my laptop back.

Thank you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You probably did do a clean install since I'm thinking you can't do it any other way going from XP to 7, but in case you didn't....

Microsoft recommends a "clean" install when going from XP to Windows 7.... Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 - Help & How-to - Microsoft Windows

With that said, it's best to reinstall Windows 7 doing a clean install... Clean Install Windows 7

Or this.... Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

The other things to do is make sure ALL your drivers are up to date, including the motherboard's chipset, and are Windows 7 capable.

Good luck
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Win 7 explorer.exe crashes frequently?




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Win 7 explorer.exe crashes frequently?
Thread Forum
Windows Explorer crashes frequently BSOD Help and Support
Windows 7 crashes frequently BSOD Help and Support
Solved Explorer.exe frequently crashes: Exception Code 0xc0000005 BSOD Help and Support
PC crashes frequently BSOD Help and Support
Windows Explorer Crashes Frequently BSOD Help and Support
IE 8 frequently crashes Browsers & Mail
windows 7 explorer crashes frequently!!! BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:18 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33