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Windows 7: Task Manager not closing programs and explorer not responding.

17 Oct 2015   #1
123mind123

Windows 7 64
 
 
Task Manager not closing programs and explorer not responding.

So my Task Manager not closing programs, explorer is not responding I am getting stuck on log of screen, Computer Management gets stuck of "Connecting to Virtual Disk Service" and a number of other programs are crashing and not restarting. I don't get much time on my computer until it goes into this state. All these problems seem to come on at once. It started few weeks ago and I am not sure what I could have done that started this.


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17 Oct 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Because you give us little information to work with it makes it hard to give guidance.

Start with this tutorial by Brink. Follow it closely.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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