Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: windows 7 explorer not responding

19 Oct 2012   #21
rllavane

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Well Layback Bear, thanks again.
Sorry about the Orb, because I really did not know it!
But let me tell you: I just used it and got the following message:
Windows Explorer (Not responding)
So it seems that no matter what you do, the Windows Explorer is not working.
But I told you: I donwloaded FileSearchEX Software. It works perfectly.
When I use the search, I mostly use the name I gave the file. Mostly, I gave the name in spanish, like "cartaXXX", but the root for that document is always "doc" if you use WORD or "docx" if you use WORD 2007 or 2010. So, if I search "carta para IVSS", I usually write "cart*.doc" and voilá: WE searchs for all the Microsoft Office files beginning by "cart".
I will try to use the tools you just gave me. I like to read!
And if you are running out of ideas, there is allways the tool to install Windows again.

The problem is the following: We did not solve the problem or inconvinient. Should we leave it UNSOLVED?
Once again, Thank you.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
19 Oct 2012   #22
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Yes leave it unsolved there/their will be others that can give some ideas.
I have put a request in for more help and ideas. After a lot of infections sometimes you have to do a clean install to get it back the way it should be.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Oct 2012   #23
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

hello rllavane,

Try the MS Fixit for Explorer. I'll see if there is any information specific to the virus you reported. Sometimes one of the AV vendors has a tool to fix and clean. These tools tend to be more powerful than AV applications because they are tailored to address only one virus. I'll post any useful information that I find.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

19 Oct 2012   #24
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thank you Slartybart!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Oct 2012   #25
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

I could not locate a removal tool specific to WIN32/Injector.gen!CF

Here are two other AV tools that you might consider running

Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller (TDSSKiller - la herramienta contra-rootkit) and
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011(Kaspersky only provides a page in English)
---> Note: There is no support for this tool. You basically download it and run it on your machine. the download is self-inclusive.

Both are stand alone applications - they do not provide real-time protection.

edit: You're most welcome Layback, I hope we can help rllavane resolve this.

good luck,

Bill
.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2012   #26
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rllavane View Post
I run the ESET Free Online Virus Scanner for almost 5 hours on my PC. It found 10 threats and erased them.
I would run ESET again to ensure it now reports your machine as clean.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Oct 2012   #27
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

rllavane: I'm curious, have you been using Windows 7 very long? Search changed back in Vista and I only recently figured out how it works. Search would not find a file that I could see in my explorer window.

Search is more powerful now, but it also has different syntax. The old way of searching that I was used to using never worked well for me. Bill*.doc seemed to be useless. Then I began to understand search filters.

Try typing this in the explorer search box:
carta kind:docs

Search does partial matches on carta, so anything with carta in the filename will be found
kind:docs tells search that you are only looking for documents (default=any MS Office documents)

You might also consider ticking the "Use Natural language search" option box in folder options. i think this does a better job if you are used to the old wildcard*.filetype searching.

Results also depend on which search box you start with (Start Menu, Explorer, WinKey+F). I still have a learning curve with regards to Search and Indexing. This all seems to come from changes MS has made over the years to improve search.

I thought I'd offer some information on searching after reading how you use search in post# 21. That description reminded me of my difficulty, not too long ago, with searching.

Is Windows explorer still not responding when you search?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 windows 7 explorer not responding




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows Explorer not Responding!? Help!
Hi everybody, So earlier today my Laptop started messing up and Windows 7 Explorer started to not work, It has been extremely slow, clicking and right clicking doesnt work on programs and freezes explorer for 15-30secs roughly, I cannot open files and when i do open them, they become non...
General Discussion
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...
General Discussion
Windows Explorer is not responding
Whenever I right click on a photo in Pictures or on any desktop shortcut the message appears 'Windows Explorer has stopped working. W is checking for a solution' and a few seconds the pictures folder etc closes.
BSOD Help and Support
windows explorer is not responding
when i start my laptop after some time i face erorr after some min il.e.box is appered "windows explorar is not responding" with option is close the program or wait for program "..... pls help me thanks i attach image which i face
BSOD Help and Support
Windows Explorer not responding
I'm having a problem with my CD burner and DVD burner. Yes, two drives. When I insert a disk in either one the icon in My Computer does not change appearance. If I double left click either drive, the little "blue thing" goes round and round, finally after several minutes a window pops up telling me...
Hardware & Devices
windows explorer not responding
hi all :) i have always problem with windows explorer it s always crush and it make the window as if dancing (EX: AV kaspersky ). and a word comes in the next of the name of software like kis "kaspersky internet security 2010 (notresponding) " i downloaded the least updats and i installed...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:23.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App