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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Crashes every ten seconds

26 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Windows Explorer Crashes every ten seconds

Hi Folks

Every time I try to open a folder after few seconds I get a message saying Windows Explorer has stopped working. I checked "Always show icons, never thumbnails" when ever I uncheck the box windows explorer will not last for 10 seconds am trying to locate the error and I like using the thumbnail.

I will be glad if someone can help.

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26 Dec 2011   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

Hello & welcome,

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Generic advice / information.

* Your problem may be caused by many things > RAM problems >graphics drivers > overclocking > heat issues > using more than one AntiVirus at the same time > etc etc.

* Make sure all intake/exhausts vents are clean along with all fans. Then get some temp monitoring software for cpu, gpu.

* If overclocking, restore to original

*Any BSOD DMP files produced?
If so we need them to enable us to assist you with your computer's symptoms.

* Have you any System Restore points created PRIOR to this happening?

*Type event viewer, in search (by start button) and look for errors that may show the cause of the problem.
Note red critical errors that say app hang, app crash, or anything that relates to the CURRENT problem.
If you find any make a screenshot and upload them to us or Google for more information.

* How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

* Try a clean boot, or boot into safe mode.
Does the behavior persist?
Perform a clean startup to determine whether background programs are interfering with your game or program
Start your computer in safe mode

*Disk Check.
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