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Windows 7: Explorer failing to read my computer & No icons

24 Feb 2011   #1
Andarthiel

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Explorer failing to read my computer & No icons

I've got a problem that came up recently and I think it might have something to do with one of the latest Windows 7 updates.
Most of the time when I open up My Computer, it scans for a really long time and shows nothing(ie.no HDDs, Optical Drives or Network Locations) and in certain folders the icons and thumbnails are completely missing.
I've read around about this problem but no one seems to have a good way to solve this issue. Can anyone suggest a way to fix this? Could it be a trojan or something?
I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit.


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24 Feb 2011   #2
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Hello there.

Why don't you try a System File Check?

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

And after that run a malware scan in Safe Mode with Networking (F8 on BIOS)

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware: Malwarebytes

That will be more than enough for now.

Post your results after done :)
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