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Disable (uncheck) all the unwanted & unknown services from MSCONFIG.exe command. To run Msconfig - click on start -> Type ‘msconfig' into search box and then click on found ‘msconfig.exe' then it'll open a config page, go to services tab. (Note: Make Report anonymous- Sep 20, 2009 at 07:02 AM thanks, it worked like a charm Report pauls88- Sep 25, 2009 at 01:29 AM I ran regedit and followed the steps and it Reply Techexpert February 25, 2016 at 11:02 am I think you should rename the file comctl.dll to comctl.dll.old (C:\Windows\WinSxS\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2\comctl32.dll) and then copy and paste file file from c:\windows\system32\comctl32.dll location.

If any application you need to remove forcefully, use REVO uninstall tool. 2. Kind Regards. If the issue is still persist then follow our following more tools. 7. We are doing that for examine the error message you are getting. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-explorer-keeps-failing-probably-virus.928203/

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Windows update has been completed 2. That worked very well ! No virus detected in Verisoft though.

Also Un-check all the unknown / unwanted services. The 6.10.7601.***** has refered my system as Windows 7. Actually an application or browser extension is using this "bcryptprimitives.dll" file and it getting crashed when it is in use. Windows Explorer Keeps Crashing Windows 8 Now you have the particular ".dll" or ".exe" file name & path which one is doing conflicting with explorer.exe.

Reply shirley February 23, 2017 at 4:40 am My problem is that I cannot transfer anything onto a USB or external hard drive on my laptop (windows 7), Windows Explorer stops Windows Explorer Crashing Windows 7 Remove the following keys 7-zip winrar winrar32 winzip Demon Tool Daemon Advance system care And also remove other unwanted / corrupted 3rd party software keys (). Report Tamil Selvan- May 23, 2009 at 07:02 AM Hey......thanks. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/windows-explorer-in-windows-7-keeps-crashing-and/c6fddc14-7649-4334-ac9a-6d049fd503bd Do note that Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a security feature that can help prevent damage to your computer from viruses and other security threats.

I hope so because if this is a specific file causing this I would have to move all of my files to that separate account and no way would I attempt Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working Windows 7 Method 3: Remove unwanted / corrupted software entries from Startup First we preferred that perform all following steps in safemode. Place the disc in your DVD/CD drive, then restart the computer..Avira Rescue Disc Linkhttp://www.free-av.de/en/tools/12/avira_antivir_rescue_system.html - place the rescue disc in the infected computer and boot from it. by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 18, 2008 5:53 AM PST In reply to: I checked... ...to make sure to frequently blow out all the vents with compressed air.

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February 23, 2017 What is Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10 and How to Disable or Enable It? check over here Run Zemana Anti-Malware Tool 11. Windows Explorer Keeps Crashing Windows 10 Or get the disk out, put it in another PC as slave or as an external disk and take ownership of that folder you can't access now.KeesKees Flag Permalink This was Windows Explorer Is Restarting Again And Again patmac replied Mar 18, 2017 at 12:33 AM News from the web #3 poochee replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:55 PM Happauge Broadway Problems des000 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:52

Anyway, maybe we will need some more details and screenshots too. Reply Sharief Coetzee February 7, 2016 at 8:33 pm Good day, thanks so much for all your assistance. Thanks Reply DBlaze February 9, 2017 at 3:11 pm Hi, Hows it going? Method 5: Do update your Windows drivers like; USB drivers / Network Adapter Drivers / Wifi Drivers etc. Windows Explorer Keeps Crashing When Copying Files

Anyway, follow the following steps to fix it. 1. Click here to Register a free account now! Windows closed the program Windows Explorer because of this error. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-explorer/windows-7-explorer-crashing-and-failing-to-preform-updates.html Method 7: Install latest windows update Install latest windows update or updating any device driver.

DennisPS See more Explorer.exe not working Explorer.exe How to fix explorer.exe Explorer.exe-corrupt disk, data in file stream is corrupt HELP ! Windows Explorer Is Not Responding Windows 7 I cannot even copy or right-click on the comment box in which I am typing. Reply Techexpert July 7, 2016 at 6:01 pm You are welcome!!

My sistem is W7U.

  • Replace the thumbcache.dll file with another computer's thumbcache.dll file in c:\windows\system32\thumbcache.dll.
  • In normal mode, it doesn't even give me messages, but crashes altogether.
  • Check if you have installed any helpers or add-ons to your explorer.
  • Thanks franz November 28, 2016 at 10:53 am hello again!
  • Trojan Horse Virus Keeps Crashing Windows Explorer Started by spent , Sep 19 2010 03:14 PM Please log in to reply 2 replies to this topic #1 spent spent Members 5
  • I've now installed .35 SP1 on a number of machines and seems to install correctly.
  • Thanks Reply TaLoN September 6, 2016 at 8:50 am thank you very much_< anyhow the patching program is called "Universal Theme Patcher" you can use method 6 above, or just unpatch
  • I will download it overnight.Wish me luck....Thanks,Bo Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - My Vista Explorer Crashes too ...
  • regards & cheers.
  • I have been able to get rid of almost everything but there is still a flag brought up by AVG free scanner noting a ":Downloader.Generic.10.RHO", listed as a trojan horse.

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Register now! I try to run virus scan with Mcaffee, but nothing is found. Windows Explorer Not Responding Windows 10 If anyone could point me in the right direction that would be much appreciated.Thanks again for taking your time to go over this issue, any advice is appreciated-ZachEdit: Moved topic from

It still is protected. Hopefully one of the suggestions should help you. please help me Report Omz- Jan 31, 2009 at 01:04 PM 3thk.....Dude..you rock...its the perfect solution........excellent.. Thank you.

I have never used it. To do so, Run command prompt as Administrator. Reply Techexpert February 24, 2017 at 3:31 am Thank you for contacting us, As per your error's detail it seems like "MyWinlocker" creating contacting with your copying. Anyway, we are giving you some steps please follow them and then let us know. 1.

Note: You can download all the suggested tools from our tools page here: https://www.techsupportall.com/tools. Then copy paste the following and hit Enter: bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff This has been known to help in Windows Vista. 8) Launch the folder windows in a separate process and see What do you think?Cheers,Bo Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Maybe.... Reply Saleh December 30, 2016 at 6:45 pm Faulting application name: explorer.exe, version: 6.1.7601.23537, time stamp: 0x57c44cc4 Faulting module name: chtbrkg.dll, version:, time stamp: 0x5822d670 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset:

Faulting application name: Explorer.EXE, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bc9bb Faulting module name: PerformanceMonitor.dll, version:, time stamp: 0x582b7425 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x0000000000027d9b Faulting process id: 0x69c Faulting application start Does anyone have any ideas how to fix this? by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 19, 2008 10:53 AM PST In reply to: I actually.... What do I do? 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Security → Am I infected?

OR Replace the ieproxy.dll file with another workign computer's ieproxy.dll file. (Windows operating system version should be same) Reply Ady Planbee November 30, 2016 at 11:13 am Hi. Here we will guide you step by step that how you can fix this error. Deleted the explorer.exe file and restarted. Which AV program are you using?And when nothing else cures the issue, format the drive and use the Recovery options to go back to factory condition.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This

Please let us know the result. If both steps doesn't work then try last step: Do resotre your computer using windows CD or repair startup using CD.