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Windows 7: Windows explorer keeps chrashing again and again

09 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
Windows explorer keeps chrashing again and again

Windows explorer keeps restarting over and over again and wont start up, when i run it, i see the taskbar and then it crashes.
what i recently did that could affect it:
Installed a custom icon pack(yesterday)
I updated Orbit download manager(today)

...system restore is disabled

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09 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit

Nevermind, its fixed
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09 Oct 2009   #3


That was quick. What was the issue?
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09 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit

The theme pack
explorer.exe crashed on shell32.dll
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