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Windows 7: cant open any folder on my computer


25 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
cant open any folder on my computer

Hello,

Since yesterday, I cant open any folder on my computer - when I click my computer - nothing happens or any other folder.
Applications are opened o.k
Please your help !!!!
Win 7 home premium, 64 bit
best regards
Hilit

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25 Aug 2012   #2

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Do you have an anti virus?
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25 Aug 2012   #3

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hilitli View Post
Hello,

Since yesterday, I cant open any folder on my computer - when I click my computer - nothing happens or any other folder.
Applications are opened o.k
Please your help !!!!
Win 7 home premium, 64 bit
best regards
Hilit
Use "system restore" so go back in time to a point where everything was working fine.

Also try this:
Open a command prompt. Type
Code:
start  .
start \
start c:\windows
Does that work?
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25 Aug 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

right click on a folder->open
works?
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25 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hello,

I just installed AVG anti virus - no virus founded
I dont know how to enter the command prompt
right click on a folder->open - doesnt work
any more ides?
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25 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I tried the command prompt - attached is how it looks like.


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26 Aug 2012   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hilitli View Post
Hello,

I just installed AVG anti virus - no virus founded
I dont know how to enter the command prompt
right click on a folder->open - doesnt work
any more ides?
But the option "open" is there and is in bold?

Do you have the same problem when opening "my documents", recycly bin?
opening "my computer" works?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Oct 2012   #8

32bit windows 7
 
 

Hello,
Im facing the same kind of a problem. Win 7 sstarts up normally, but when i try to open any folder the screen suddenly shows only
the desktopbackground image. Everything else vanishes and the only way to get the icons or tool
bar visible again is to log out user andlog back in. Yes i am the administrator. Firefox does open
but cant access internet although it shows its connected, also if i open firefox everything
on desktop vanishes except the browser. Another program i can open is ccleaner
which i just installed couple of days earlier, but i really can't use it to help me. I was trying to
erase basic.scan couple of days ago too with ccleaner. I was hoping to find a way
to copy my images and documents before formatting the whole thing, but it seems to be impossible.
Please help me if you can. Thank you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Oct 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I'm gonna buy a 32 GB flash drive and copy the HP system recovery disc files to it, before I shut this laptop down again.
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24 Oct 2012   #10

32bit windows 7
 
 

Thanks man, that really helped me. Im thinking of trying to use the recovery disc, if the system allows me, but i recall
win. Bugging and lagging at the time it was made.
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