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#1 amstderdamhammer


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Posted 14 November 2005 - 12:22 PM

I'm operating on ME, but when I start up the PC I get a message "explorer has caused an error in SHELL32.DLL". Windows doesn't load and whilst I get the taskbar up, if I cancel the error message it disappears and I'm left with a blank screen. I've tried system restore and the various troubleshooters without success. Any ideas??

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Posted 15 November 2005 - 07:47 AM

Re-install WinME over itself.

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Posted 15 November 2005 - 06:23 PM

Have you seen this resolution posted in another forum?


You should boot in Safe Mode and do a scandisk with 'Thorough' and 'Fix' checked before you restore any files.
I assume you've already done a system file check?

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Posted 16 November 2005 - 12:26 AM

If you can't boot to safe mode, go to http://www.bootdisk.com, and boot from a floppy to C:\ and run scandisk.
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