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RECOMMENDED: Click here to browse anonymously, encrypt your connection & stay safe on the web Related Posts: Internet Explorer has stopped working, freezes, crashes, hangs in Windows 10/8/7 Fix: Windows 10/8/7 Most of the following are interesting primarily to professional corporate network nerds, to be sure, but interesting nonetheless: Remote Desktop. regsvr32 vbscript.dll [enter] regsvr32 jscript.dll[enter] Edited by JohnC_21, 16 March 2017 - 05:25 PM. RE: Windows Explorer crashes when viewing certain folders BooYaKaSha (TechnicalUser) (OP) 6 Mar 03 02:04 Wow that is just bizarre. my review here

But what if there was an easier way? If something helped you, do let us know what did. Back to top #6 Joshuacat Joshuacat 01001010 01000011 Members 1,950 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Ontario, Canada Local time:09:40 AM Posted 31 August 2006 - 05:41 PM Great! To do so, Run command prompt as Administrator.

Back to top #4 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,317 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:40 AM Posted 16 March 2017 - 06:15 PM Try resetting to the default XP theme per this site. Wait some seconds. Although a few options come with different factory settings, every word in this book applies equally well to the Professional Edition.But as with a pizza, insurance policy, or Toyota Camry, you this problem has a solutions ;do exactly as i say: Go to control panel then if your control panel is not in the classic mode switch it to the classic view

Argh!Definitely occurs when building icons/thumbnails - in any view type.Virus scanned, no change.Chkdsk, no change.Re-installed XP, no change.Un-installed several programs inc. I had this happening for the last month whenever I tried to open a folder from an external drive or CD, but only some folders not all & it was driving Why? Close this window and log in.

I've run Scandisk many times and it never found any problems.Is there some sort of a limit on the amount of characters in a path & filename that would be causing Several functions may not work. In many ways it *is* Windows. And what do I do?

Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. ZapRowsdower:you said you found a fix but I don't understand it.Where's the place to turn off thumbnails?BTW, your description fits my situation EXACTLY.But I'm not sure whether or not Photoshop has Reinstalled Photoshop (7) and the problem returns. To disable the Preview Pane, click Organize > Layout > Preview Pane. 5) Disable Thumbnails and see if this stops the problem.

If an option doesn't help you, you may want to restore it back to its default, where applicable & possible. Thanks for your time. The Home and Professional editions look alike, generally work alike, and are based on the same multigigabyte glob of software code. RE: Windows Explorer crashes when viewing certain folders pete2eat (TechnicalUser) 7 Mar 03 19:56 BooYaKaSha: It seems we're coming closer to the point!

Truly insightful and amusing, Windows XP Power Hound gives Windows XP users practical hints for everything from the desktop to Office programs to the registry, and includes documented (but little-known) tips this page It said it could not remove a lot of files and as a result Photoshop seems to work perfectly. Patreon FAQ Ask Leo! Great posts on this, so far.Bob Williams, Bristol RI, USA RE: Windows Explorer crashes when viewing certain folders pete2eat (TechnicalUser) 27 Apr 03 09:22 opuslife: seems to me the easiest way

Maybe somehow it is choking on the thumbnails? XP Professional can turn your PC into a Web, mail, and FTP server using this software, which may be familiar to Windows 2000 fans. However, if it's the program that handles that file extension crashing - say 7z.exe in my example - then this article doesn't apply and you need to diagnose the issue with that application. (Typically, get redirected here Store My Library Free Newsletter Making Technology Work For Everyone Loading What do I do when Windows Explorer crashes?

More about Leo. « Does having a publicly visible Wi-Fi password add security compared to an open Wi-Fi hotspot?The return of the podcast - kind of »Comments Yamen Sharaf December 18, Now you can access to this folder. ThanksKaisersos RE: Windows Explorer crashes when viewing certain folders BooYaKaSha (TechnicalUser) (OP) 7 Aug 03 14:49 As far as I'm concerned, since I turned off TIFF association with Adobe Photoshop, the

The beginning of Chapter 9 should make this new setup clear.There must be a neat freak on the XP design team, because Windows XP is practically obsessive about keeping your desktop

And/or other ideas to minimize the impact of this problem until a fix is identified?I have way too many projects and programs with TIFFs to either try to change the directory But that makes alot of sense. No, no, that’s the Recycle Bin…”), this is a big deal.FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION Home Edition vs. I have been through the mill these last six months trying to diagnose the infamous Windows Explorer Crash-syndrome.

Windows XP Power Hound moves far beyond mere productivity and explores what's possible with Windows XP--including cool things you probably never thought of doing. Click here to Register a free account now! I must admit (sorry!) that I had little hope for your diagnostic approach. useful reference Bear in mind, though, that System Restore can’t recover or monitor any changes to your own files (documents, email, and so on)—only system files and programs.

ALBERT FRANKENSTEINI'M SO SMART IT'S SCARY!Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs! An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. Normally I would use the Photoshop uninstall prgr but I did use the windows software remove prgr. Photoshop6, problem solved....Suspect that the problem is in Explorer though this PC is 18 months old, has had PS6 on for the whole time...

If you have more than one hard drive, you can set up XP Professional to treat them all as a single massive disk. Oh, and it's also the program that you can use to browse around your hard disk to look at files and folders. No personal information. You may have to try them all.

In fact, it’s possible to go for weeks without having to restart a crashed PC (as opposed to days or, well, minutes with Windows Me). Installed Windows Security Essentials. tips and shortcuts will make using Windows XP a far richer and less frustrating experience. Sometimes, all that I need to do is open a folder in it, and *poof* - it's toast.

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