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Windows 7: Windows explorer not responding

13 Dec 2011   #1
Kumaranil1918

Windows 7 professional 32-bit
 
 
Windows explorer not responding

I had this pblm of windows explorer not responding 1year back wenever i try to open a folder containing videos.. Then i formatted windows and installed windows 7 again it was working fine but suddenly from 3 or4 days back i am experiencing d same pblm wen i copied some video files from my frnd.. I m not able to access any folder containing videos.. Is it some kind of virus??? Always it not working properly wen i access videos in a particular folder... I have to start task mngrn end process explorer.exen start again.. Does anyone have a solution.. Tell me wat to do... Should i format windows again???Pls help me...


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13 Dec 2011   #2
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

what program and codecs do you use for playing your videos?
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13 Dec 2011   #3
Kumaranil1918

Windows 7 professional 32-bit
 
 

I normally use vlc media player ver 1.1.11 but i hav installed many players like mpc,gom,km playres,etc..
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13 Dec 2011   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Use Process Explorer and find out what's running under Explorer.exe process.
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13 Dec 2011   #5
Kumaranil1918

Windows 7 professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Use Process Explorer and find out what's running under Explorer.exe process.
How to find wats running under explorer.exe it is showing explorer as a folder symbol..
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13 Dec 2011   #6
Kumaranil1918

Windows 7 professional 32-bit
 
 

There r many things runnning... wat should i do now??
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13 Dec 2011   #7
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Can you post a screenshot of what's running under Explorer.exe using Process Explorer?
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13 Dec 2011   #8
GianniDPC

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Try to clean it with CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download (clean registry + run cleaner)
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13 Dec 2011   #9
Kumaranil1918

Windows 7 professional 32-bit
 
 
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Can you post a screenshot of what's running under Explorer.exe using Process Explorer?
I hav taken screenshots..


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13 Dec 2011   #10
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

There is no suspicious thread running under explorer.exe. As rightly pointed by Koolkat, uninstall all media players and reboot the system. Then try to access the video folders. Its probably due to bad codecs.
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