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Explorer locks up when trying to open a folder


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#1 rowal5555

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Posted 12 October 2009 - 07:57 PM

I have been using the WIN7 RC Build 7100 for months from another drive on my XP machine and really like it. However, one problem I have almost daily is that when going to open a folder, Explorer locks up and I have to END TASK after which it works fine again.

Someone suggested MEMTEST so I ran 9 passes over 12 hours last night and all came up clean.

Anyone else having this problem, or heard of a reason for it?

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Posted 13 October 2009 - 09:58 AM

You might try downloading Shellexview and see what's causing the problem. I haven't used this application myself, but I've seen it recommended.

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html

Edited by Jacee, 13 October 2009 - 09:58 AM.

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