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Windows 7: Windows Explorer is not working properly.

15 Apr 2013   #1
krtislav

 
 
Windows Explorer is not working properly.

Hi everybody.
Dr. Nick

I have a problem for about 1 month, and i haven't got rid of it.
When I start Windows 7, it works fine for a random time (it can be 15 minutes, it can be 5 hours)
But when it happens, i get this when I do some actions like
Opening "Computer":
Picture 1
Opening folders (missing icons):
Picture 2

And after right clicking on a file, it get buggin' and I need to restart explorer.exe

What I tried:
sfc /scannow
chkdsk
malwarebytes antimalware
Registry cleaning

Also, when i log off, and log on, it works properly, so I believe there is something running in the background that is making this happening.
What could it be?

Running processes:
Picture 3

Need services??


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15 Apr 2013   #2
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Try adwCleaner removel tool: AdwCleaner Download

Post the text file here please before you click delete
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15 Apr 2013   #3
krtislav

 
 

Code:
# AdwCleaner v2.200 - Logfile created 04/15/2013 at 11:00:08
# Updated 02/04/2013 by Xplode
# Operating system : Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (64 bits)
# User : Marko - MARSHAL
# Boot Mode : Normal
# Running from : C:\Users\Marko.Marshal\Downloads\AdwCleaner.exe
# Option [Search]


***** [Services] *****


***** [Files / Folders] *****

Folder Found : C:\ProgramData\boost_interprocess

***** [Registry] *****

Key Found : HKCU\Software\Conduit
Key Found : HKCU\Software\Softonic
Key Found : HKCU\Software\StartSearch
Key Found : HKLM\Software\Conduit
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\Interface\{79FB5FC8-44B9-4AF5-BADD-CCE547F953E5}

***** [Internet Browsers] *****

-\\ Internet Explorer v8.0.7601.17514

[OK] Registry is clean.

-\\ Mozilla Firefox v20.0.1 (en-US)

-\\ Google Chrome v26.0.1410.64

*************************

AdwCleaner[R1].txt - [889 octets] - [15/04/2013 11:00:08]

########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner[R1].txt - [948 octets] ##########
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15 Apr 2013   #4
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Ok you can click delete on the program now.

Next step.

Did you install anything prior to this happening? Even updates on your anti virus or drivers?
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15 Apr 2013   #5
krtislav

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post
Ok you can click delete on the program now.

Next step.

Did you install anything prior to this happening? Even updates on your anti virus or drivers?
I clicked delete, and it restarted, so i will see how that went
I think i haven't installed anything then, i was too busy to do anything serious on my computer (nobody else use it)

EDIT:
I did uninstalled lan drivers and installed a newer one.
Also, i changed a graphic card, but i removed amd drivers properly and installed a new nvidia one.
If I don't find a solution, i can handle it for another 2 months, because then I will install a Windows 8 OS, when vacation starts
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15 Apr 2013   #6
roboticarm

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Your icon cache seems to be corrupt. Follow this guide, download the .bat file and run it: Icon Cache - Rebuild
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15 Apr 2013   #7
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roboticarm View Post
Your icon cache seems to be corrupt. Follow this guide, download the .bat file and run it: Icon Cache - Rebuild
Where do you see this may i ask
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15 Apr 2013   #8
roboticarm

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roboticarm View Post
Your icon cache seems to be corrupt. Follow this guide, download the .bat file and run it: Icon Cache - Rebuild
Where do you see this may i ask
OP's Picture 2.

@OP:

You have too many processes running in the background. Please check the ones I highlighted.

Windows Explorer is not working properly.-04.15.2013-10.png

Also try temporarily disabling Kaspersky Anti-virus. When you browse through your files, the realtime protection system scans each and every item in view before they can appear (the icons particularly). That might be taking time.

Also, I would like you to perform a Clean Startup and check if the problem persists.

Thanks,
Robo


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15 Apr 2013   #9
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roboticarm View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roboticarm View Post
Your icon cache seems to be corrupt. Follow this guide, download the .bat file and run it: Icon Cache - Rebuild
Where do you see this may i ask
OP's Picture 2.
Missed that one, sickness is killing me today
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15 Apr 2013   #10
roboticarm

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roboticarm View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post

Where do you see this may i ask
OP's Picture 2.
Missed that one, sickness is killing me today
One more point is that, actually they may not be corrupt at all, I can clearly see the left pane icons - with magnifying glass icon on them - which means the icons on the right are still "loading" (result of the same delay he's facing in explorer). I suggested the OP to use the cache rebuilder so that incase he's having anything corrupt, that will automatically be repaired.
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