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Windows 7: Can't open folders with click/double click

27 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 
Can't open folders with click/double click

I'm hoping that somebody has seen this issue and can help. I'm running RC 7100 and it's working great. The one problem I have occurs consistently after the machine has been running for about 24 hours. Suddenly you can no longer open files / folders or start programs by double clicking on the icon.

It works when first booted, then stops. If you reboot it works again.

I tried changing the options such that you can open with a single click, and it didn't fix the problem.

Anyone else seen this? Any known solutions?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64
 
 

I have not seen this, but was this an upgrade or a clean install?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 

It was a clean install
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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27 Jul 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AlexW View Post
I'm hoping that somebody has seen this issue and can help. I'm running RC 7100 and it's working great. The one problem I have occurs consistently after the machine has been running for about 24 hours. Suddenly you can no longer open files / folders or start programs by double clicking on the icon.

It works when first booted, then stops. If you reboot it works again.

I tried changing the options such that you can open with a single click, and it didn't fix the problem.

Anyone else seen this? Any known solutions?
Alex

Try running task manager (right click taskbar) and watch the ram and cpu.

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Alex,

You might see if a repair install may be able to fix it without losing anything.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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