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Windows 7: problem with explorer.exe on startup also dvd rom problems

29 Dec 2008   #1
R4nd13H4nd13

se7en 7000
 
 
problem with explorer.exe on startup also dvd rom problems

hello everyone, as i have been enjoying windows 7 since the 6956 build and even then i had these problems:

on startup explorer only seems to halfway start, i have to end the xplorer process then start a new explorer task to get the computer to boot.

also the dvd drive doesnt allways work, it just kinda dissapears every once in a while.


other than that i am digging this new os, looks like microsoft is trying to fix vista. woot!

if anyone knows how to fix these issues please let me know, if i can get these fixed then i will be able to switch to 7 tottaly


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29 Dec 2008   #2
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by R4nd13H4nd13 View Post
hello everyone, as i have been enjoying windows 7 since the 6956 build and even then i had these problems:

on startup explorer only seems to halfway start, i have to end the xplorer process then start a new explorer task to get the computer to boot.

also the dvd drive doesnt allways work, it just kinda dissapears every once in a while.


other than that i am digging this new os, looks like microsoft is trying to fix vista. woot!

if anyone knows how to fix these issues please let me know, if i can get these fixed then i will be able to switch to 7 tottaly
is this a fresh system???
what software did you install??
if it is a fresh system then what hardware do you have???
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29 Dec 2008   #3
linuzo

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

Well I have been encountering a problem with explorer when I goto Computer and then it freezes or something. Then I have to kill the task, after that the Control Panel or anything that required explorer will not open. Even if I kill explorer.exe process and start it again.

I thought this might have had something to do with Virtual Clone Drive so I uninstalled it and we will see if that makes a difference now. Any suggestions what to use for mounting iso's?

Thanks

Oh Did I mention this is on build 7000 on my Dell M1330 XPS Laptop. , I guess I should update my info. lol
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29 Dec 2008   #4
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

use iso disk...
its here in the free programs for windows 7 sticky
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29 Dec 2008   #5
R4nd13H4nd13

se7en 7000
 
 

i have vista on one partition, this is a brand new laptop and i installed 6956 on the other partition and i started having this problem i continued testing 7 with everything else i could, and all seems to work well except for these things, i havnt done anything out of the ordinary to this OS. does having the 2 different paritions messing with my explorer.exe? i thought there were two different ones on each partition
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29 Dec 2008   #6
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by R4nd13H4nd13 View Post
i have vista on one partition, this is a brand new laptop and i installed 6956 on the other partition and i started having this problem i continued testing 7 with everything else i could, and all seems to work well except for these things, i havnt done anything out of the ordinary to this OS. does having the 2 different paritions messing with my explorer.exe? i thought there were two different ones on each partition
nothing like that will happen...

what i am more interersted is in what hardware you have installed and if you have any usb devices plugged in when this happens??
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29 Dec 2008   #7
R4nd13H4nd13

se7en 7000
 
 

no usb devices on bootup, its a laptop so nothing is plugged in, i wonder if i can set up a scheduler to restart explorer after it starts and that might be a good work around but i think that explorer has to be fully running in order to schedual anyting like that
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29 Dec 2008   #8
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

then what model laptop is this???
you can actually do that but wouldnt explorer restart??
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29 Dec 2008   #9
R4nd13H4nd13

se7en 7000
 
 

asus m50

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

i thought that explorer was the first to load, then the schedualer or startup folder gets ran, if i could get the startup folder to run i could dosome old school bat files and make it run once to restart explorer, but i think explorer will have to be running completely before that can happen
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29 Dec 2008   #10
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

actually you can


this is temporary fix...

Quote:
taskkill /im explorer.exe

%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe
save it as a bat file
have you had any notices on driver updates
or did you install vista's??
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