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Windows 7: explorer.exe randomly crashing (build 7100)

03 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 build 7100
explorer.exe randomly crashing (build 7100)


From time to time when I click on the Computer shortcut, the info bars about HDD size and free space do not show up, and when I try to exit Windows Explorer or enter one of the hard drives, explorer.exe crashes. I'm running on Windows 7 beta build 7100 which I installed on a formatted drive (didn't update from XP to 7 or anything like that). I also have the additional czech language installed from Windows Update, but that shouldn't have any impact on explorer.exe functionality... riiight? I tried to run the /sfc scannow command in cmd, but it didn't find anything wrong.

Any idea if I could fix explorer.exe somehow without having to reinstall Windows 7 (that's something I'd REALLY like to avoid, since setting up the OS and all the apps is quite a pain in the ... you know what )?

System specs:
OS: Windows 7 build 7100
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+, 2.91GHz
RAM: 4,00 GB (usable: 3,50 GB)
GFX: nVidia GeForce 9800GTX+, 512MB

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03 Oct 2009   #2

,Windows 7-64.7600.16385 Ultimate

My Internet explorer start crashing but doesn't

I have downloaded Google Chrome its working very well
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03 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 build 7100

ugh, I mean Windows Explorer, not Internet Explorer! I'm not even using IE.
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03 Oct 2009   #4

7 x64/ Back-Track 4

I recommed updating to the RTM build(7600) i dont really get why people are still using the 7100 builds and stuff :P Try running a diagonstics test or something.. Im not very tech-savvy so thats all i can say

Good Luck
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03 Oct 2009   #5

Windows 7 build 7100

As far as I know, build 7600 RTM is not officially out yet, it's just a leaked copy which needs to be cracked to work more than 30 days, which makes it an illegal Windows 7 copy, and I hate illegal software, especially OS.
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