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Wise A: I've had a few reports from other readers with the same problem. If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. Next, DESELECT "display files Icon on thumbnails" as illustrated below.Display Files Icon on Thumbnails4. My wife's account was the only one out of four that had this problem and we didn't try to lnclude her account. his comment is here

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ERROR IMO, check the Event Viewer first in safe mode.

i am unable to open any program except my task manager. Mine comes up IMMEDIATELY (and reappears immediately if I tell it to restart the program), so I can't get my Start menu to open.This is Windows 7, btw.The recovery console offered On the folder option window, you will see three tabs at the upper right-hand corner. I have to right click desktop and in "view" select "show desktop icons; then do the same thing again and deselect "show desktop icons" and presto the icons are no longer

Back to top #3 Brightside_103 Brightside_103 Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:05 AM Posted 22 February 2009 - 07:37 PM I also recently got a new ASUS notebook computer (Series And it's only if i try to browse other devices via bluetooth. Reply GeneD May 14, 2014 at 5:24 am # Oops the Error is Back!!! That will cause the icons on your computer's desktop screen to appear larger or smaller.

You saved me from yet another quirky problem which is ruining my life lately. I'm new, please bear with me. but finally i got the solution for the same problem i want to share this all of you lot of thanks to http://www.techsupportall.comPlease follow these steps to resolve that problem Guys this program is really worth having on your system, it seems very safe and reliable.

TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro Contact him at [email protected] 0 Share Tweet Email Print Business Columnists New rule may mean more people qualify for overtime pay Know your way around debit and credit scores Social Security Windows explorer works better than ever before.I wish all good luck on fixing the problem because it was sure a headache. I ticked all the boxes that made Chrome the default and I also changed the 'associate file types', and 'set program access' sections to Chrome where they could be selected.

Next, DESELECT “display files Icon on thumbnails” as illustrated below.Display Files Icon on Thumbnails4. At the very right side of the task bar right of the clock is a vertical bar. September 19, 2014 at 2:38 pm # Thanks for this! Hopefully for more than today. :-)I'd heard that is might be the video driver so I'd tried updating the driver through Manage Devices.

You might want to run at least one program in the categories anti-malware/spyware, anti-rootkit and anti-virus.Solution 4: Disable Third party services and toolsAnother possible cause for the Windows Explorer has stopped this content You can also subscribe without commenting. This is easier than using msconfig or sfc option because of all the rebooting to check. After uninstalling the crashing of explorer was gone immediately!I hope some people find my above explanation useful and they can get rid of the problem as well.

I then came across this website and started with Solution 1 and it fixed the problem. Any suggestions? Reply Sarah September 18, 2011 at 4:35 pm # HI Bessy, Kimerlin. weblink Click on "view" and SELECT "always show Icons, never thumbnail".

Reply Jordan November 1, 2011 at 6:21 pm # I tried absolutely EVERYTHING until sandy's pointer change method, thinking it was going to work because it COULDN'T possibly be something as It's Work Perfectly! After switching to Firefox and ie10 instead of ie11 with no good results, I ran all 7 Solutions.

I STILL get the damned "Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working" message !!!

From here you can adjust different settings for each mode and for both battery and AC conditions. Many Thanks to all who contributed. In Office Silent Mode it will not display desktop icons. Great to find something that worked!

A quick trip over to Internet Explorer solves the problem! I can't get into anything. go to: 1. check over here All Rights Reserved.

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If it notices files that are not original, it will try to replace them with the original version.Solution 2: Scan DiskFiles and folders may be valid, but it can still be I can't aply any solution of window explorer have stopped working as every 5 second dialogue box appears showing check online for solution or restart the program. Reply Mitra July 24, 2011 at 1:26 am # Solution # 1 seems to have solved my Win Explorer problem of freezing about one minute after opening win Explorer. Reply benjamin November 12, 2012 at 8:09 pm # thank you ...using the command prompt safe mode, works...

We must be talking about different toolbars. After I did that, i turned off my laptop and went back to my room and turned it on. Reply Terry September 29, 2012 at 10:48 pm # Bless you Yoga Spent all day running the tests listed by MB above plus others - all in Safe Mode - Dead Im still having this problem!

KISS is the way to go. (Keep It Simple, Stupid) ;-) Reply hap July 9, 2013 at 3:05 pm # Windows Explorer, not Internet Explorer Reply Cameron December 7, 2013 at I've tested the fix through re-booting, switching users, etc and it seems to work reliably. I checked stuff for hours, then ran across your post from way back. I talk about this one: Toolbars - How to Use in Windows 7 and Vista My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP, Dell, Gateway, Toshiba - 4 laptops and 2 desktops


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