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Windows 7: Explorer.exe crashes when opening certain applications, err 0xc0000005

23 Apr 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
Explorer.exe crashes when opening certain applications, err 0xc0000005


Can someone help me out? Explorer.exe crashes when I play the games DOTA 2 and Victoria II.

And sometimes, when I'm at the desktop, explorer.exe crashes for no reason at all.

I've included an event log below if it helps.

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Application Error
Event ID:      1000
Task Category: (100)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Faulting application name: Explorer.EXE, version: 6.1.7601.17514, time stamp: 0x4ce7a144
Faulting module name: ole32.dll, version: 6.1.7601.23392, time stamp: 0x56eb3627
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000029792
Faulting process id: 0x1728
Faulting application start time: 0x01d19d9f189ceb78
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
Report Id: 3a9fa45a-0993-11e6-af0e-f0def1fd2aa8
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
    <Provider Name="Application Error" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID>
    <Security />

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23 Apr 2016   #2

Windows 7 Professional (x64)

And here's the DM log.
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 Explorer.exe crashes when opening certain applications, err 0xc0000005

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