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Windows 7: windows explorer has stopped working

12 Aug 2011   #1
tDaniel

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
windows explorer has stopped working

OS : Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit edition

When I start the PC, it appears and I can`t start any program or even task manager, because it blocks... and if I try cancel it, it just appears again and again block ! I even tried starting in safe mode... didin`t helped, any suggestion someone ? :/


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12 Aug 2011   #2
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Hello tDaniel & Welcome to SevenForums!

We have a very good thread covering this you experience.

Troubleshooting Explorer.exe Crashing Issues

Best Regards,
FredeGail
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12 Aug 2011   #3
tDaniel

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

how I can fix it if I can`t run any program on it ? o_O ?
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12 Aug 2011   #4
tDaniel

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

bump

I see it works to start in safe mode with command prompt ! any new suggestions are welcomed and
2nd : here is something extra... after windows loads it appears that is configurating new updates... 35%... Welcome... windows explorer has .... awaiting suggestions :P
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12 Aug 2011   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

I had that problem a long time ago and I run sfc /scannow and it solved it. Run in cmd prompt using admin. Then restart your computer and see if it helps.
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12 Aug 2011   #6
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

If you cannot make your way through because explore.exe ain't working, then use this shortcut:

Winkey + R

Type cmd

Best Regards,
FredeGail
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15 Aug 2013   #7
jayvee

Windows 7 Home Basic 32bit
 
 

i'm currently having the same problem like tDaniel, the only difference is i'm running OS: Windows 7 Home Basic 36bit.

my desktop still didn't respond w/ the Winkey + R shortcut. any other options?
btw, what is the "sfc/scannow"? how do it works and how do i get there?

thanks in advance!
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