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Windows 7: Windows 7 64 bit Explorer.exe keeps crashing & restarting

20 Jul 2012   #1
mspm2004

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Windows 7 64 bit Explorer.exe keeps crashing & restarting

Hello,

My Windows Explorer keeps crashing and restarting. When I checked the Event Log, it has apparently been doing this randomly since I had the software installed (replacing my Windows XP) 10 months ago. However, it is happening more frequently now. For the most part, the errors all refer to a 'timeout' when waiting for a response from different services. Latest error:

A timeout (30000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a transaction response from the SftService service.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Pat


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20 Jul 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

You might want to take a look at this, may help.
SftService.exe Windows process - What is it?
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20 Jul 2012   #3
mspm2004

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
You might want to take a look at this, may help.
SftService.exe Windows process - What is it?
Thanks, but I think the problem has to do with the timeout process - as I get the error for other services as well: lmhosts service, Netman service, ShellHWDetection service, etc.
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