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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Won't Open

22 May 2012   #11
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

The symptoms sound like you have dual displays and the Explorer window is on the second display.
Don't ask how I know about this.


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12 Dec 2013   #12
scaramouche

windows 7
 
 

Hey Carwiz,
Oh my gosh. I am a dummy. I just found this thread as I was googling for a solution to this problem. You were exactly right! I forgot I had turned off my second monitor. Duh!
Thanks!
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19 Jun 2016   #13
plasmacoolness

Windows 7
 
 

I had the same problem but I easily fixed it by turning on my monitor I don't use very often to find that my windows explorer was opening there.

Edit: *facepalm* didn't see the second page. Probably should have read more before replying.
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