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#1 Jim Dorso

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 07:34 PM

After Installation of "Fences 2" for desktop management, a haywaire situation ensued. Whenever I tried to open Fences ( which I had sujccessfully used for years), I received "Windows Explorer has stopped working". This was followed by a "Windows Solution", which immediately failed. going back to "Windows Explorer has stopped working".

 

I've uninstalled Fences and the parade has stopped. The Windows Internet logo and the Windows Explorer logo have both disappeared, although IE10 appears to be working properly, as does windows explorer.

 

How do I recoverr these marks?

 

My computer is a HP p7-1220 desktop, running Windows 7 64bit. I have 1468 GB hard drive free space and 7668 MB usable installed memory.



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 12:15 PM

Windows System Restore function comes to mind.

 

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 01:23 PM

Yes using System Restore in cases like this is usually the first and easiest thing to try.

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Note: Be sure to check the "Show other restore points" box to see any restore older points that may not be listed.
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