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Copy the desktop folder over, run it for a few hours or a day, see what happends. Press the Down Arrow key until Last Known Good Configuration is highlighted, and then press Enter. It didn't say what kind of error or anything more helpful. Jul 13, 2010 #21 ComputerGuy55 TS Maniac Posts: 380 +8 No problem, glad to hear you got it to a usable state. http://howtoblog.org/windows-explorer/windows-explorer.html

Not sure where to go from here. Using trial & error method, you may to disable / enable the extensions to try and identify if any of them are causing a problem. I did some more searching online and tried a few things: -Deleted the "Windows" folder from "c:\documents and settings\\local settings\application data\microsoft\" from all the existing profiles including Administrator, All Users and Before you begin troubleshooting an unresponsive computer Check the following items to prepare for troubleshooting a computer that has stopped responding and to see if a better solution exists for specific http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-explorer-crashes-freezes

Windows Explorer Freezes Windows 10

It will let you view & disable suspect 3rd party shell extensions. Remove any discs from the CD/DVD drives by pressing the eject button on the computer. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

I do not hear the CPU fan speed up when it freezes so I don't think it is doing anything with CPU. When using Windows, a blue screen error opens and you cannot continue. Since when should it be hard to make a PC sleep and wake up without locking up??? - GRRRR!!!! Windows Explorer Hangs When Opening Folders Bu videoyu Daha Sonra İzle oynatma listesine eklemek için oturum açın Ekle Oynatma listeleri yükleniyor...

Harmful programs can try to attack Windows by attempting to run (also known as execute) code from system memory locations reserved for Windows and other authorized programs. Windows Explorer Freezes Windows 7 note: Lock-ups might occur again if the lock-up was caused by an automatic software update, such as software delivered through Windows Update or HP Update. Privacy Policy © Copyright 2016 HP Development Company, L.P. I prefer my antivirus to tell me that it has detected a virus than nothing as when detected I know it is working.

Doesn't have to have the extention on it. File Explorer Freezes Something must be corrupt in the old profile, I would suggest creating another profile. Complementary Content Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Hangs on "...

Windows Explorer Freezes Windows 7

Have you already tried creating anohter profile on the computer, seeing if it has the same issue ? Also have you tried safe mode? Windows Explorer Freezes Windows 10 If DEP notices a program on your computer using memory incorrectly, it closes the program and notifies you. Windows Explorer Crashing Windows 10 If Windows becomes active again, the problem is related to a software program.

Adjust the coolers so that they run faster to cool down the CPU/GPU more!The newer drivers + higher CPU fan speeds should fix it. check my blog I think it was the 1st step as it could be that the folder was being copied from one of the other profiles. Kapat Evet, kalsın. Also remove the check for the option to Display file icon on thumbnails. Windows Explorer Crashing Windows 7

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  • If possible connect the laptop thru wired connection to be sure that the download and update process won't be interrupted.
  • I don't have system restore enabled as I've experienced that it creates more problems than it fixes.
  • Continue uninstalling software in this manner until you have removed all the software associated with the lock-ups.
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Specs: Windows Vista Home Premium (32b) w/ Service Pack 1 Intel Q9300 @ 2.50ghz 2gb RAM NVIDIA Geforce 8800 GTX Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 08-30-2008, 11:46 PM Now, as of 2 days, it freezes every time I login. If something helped you, do let us know what did. this content This just started a few hours ago and has locked up about a dozen or so times.

Error Tools: Error Support for Windows PC 374.687 görüntüleme 3:53 How to fix Internet Explorer has stopped working on Windows 7,Windows Vista tutorial (HD) - Süre: 0:58. Windows Explorer Crashing When Copying Files If the lock-up persists, continue troubleshooting using these steps. Ccleaner didn't show much of anything for registry as I have ran it many times.

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I've run Event Viewer and see Application Hang Event ID 1002 (101). Step 4: Uninstalling software associated with lock-ups in Windows 7 Use the following steps to remove virus scanning software that you do not need, older versions of a software program, and Next scan your computer for malware. If you have bought a new Windows 8 or Windows 7 laptop, maybe some pre-installed craplets are interfering with explorer.exe. Dstv Explora Keeps Freezing If a BIOS update is not available or does not resolve the lockups, continue to the next step.

Sure I can install the lot...as I said I did turn off the updates long ago...but I don't know what RTM means?Thanks ALOT! Link: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262 While the PC is doing it's update, do not use the laptop until if finish the update. If 99 is listed in the CPU column next to any Image Name other than System Idle Process, write down the Image name. http://howtoblog.org/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-weirdness-help.html Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın.

Go to the Web site of the software program manufacturer and search their support sites for known solutions. Ask the community! ultimategtaplayer 503.769 görüntüleme 8:28 Windows not Responding on Right Click of Mouse - How to Fix(Windows 10, 8) - Süre: 1:44. I think all your issues come from overheating.

To test for a failing component, click Start , click All Programs, click PC Help & Tools, and then click Hardware Diagnostic Tools. Also, I didn't see anyone saying it actually freezes like I am experiencing. I have disabled many context menus, start up programs, and other various things to try to fix the issue. Uygunsuz içeriği bildirmek için oturum açın.

Click Apply/OK. 6) If you are running Windows Vista, disable UAC temporarily and see if it helps. 7) Disable DEP or NoExecute Protection. Step 3: Using System Restore in Safe Mode to resolve lock-ups in Windows 7 Use the following steps to restore your computer to a time before errors started occurring: Press and I smells like some sort of infection to me. Click Start , and type system restore in the Search box.

What happens? Malwarebytes CCleaner Free download and review from SoftM8 My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 Click Organize > Folder & Search Options > View > Advanced Settings > Check ‘Launch folder windows in a separate process' > Apply > OK. 9) Installed Add-ons are usually the The last one (in all the sections) is my Lenovo laptop.

The computer restarts automatically after the restoration completes. It is more then likely something to do with the profile itself. Turn off the automatic software tool (Windows Update, HP Update, or other) and get the latest updates directly from the manufacturer's support Web site. MagicAndre1981 Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Moderator Group Joined: 08 January 2007 Location: Germany Status: Offline Points: 3278 Post Options Post Reply QuoteMagicAndre1981 Report