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You may also... Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Help Desk Method 1 – Reinstall Network Drivers For some strange reason, network drivers can really cause a lot of problems during shutdown. From the Status Type Box, select Disabled.regards,ssg MS-MVPHairlipDog58 wrote:> I am running XP SP2 with all current updates installed. get redirected here

This will shorten the two-minute-long hang to about 3 seconds. If you recently installed any hardware, disable it in Device Manager and see if that solves your problem. Selected the good copy of Explorer on the C drive.5. Then once it does, it seems buggy.

Similar Threads - Solved Windows Search March 2017 Updates For Windows XP flavallee, Mar 15, 2017 at 6:07 PM, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 0 Views: 57 flavallee Mar 15, 2017 Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Indexing Service When I navigate to Computer Management > Services & Applications > Indexing Service, it also locks up and I have to kill computer management.

Is it at all possible for me to circumvent this issue by creating a partition on the drive, copying the I386 folder to the hard drive, and attempting an installation then? Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Basically uncheck > ok that > recheck > ok you might be asked for a disk or reinstall location Rollin' Rog, May 25, 2006 #6 pmcintire Thread Starter Joined: Jan Search now works.

Login now. I've never seen that happen, consistently regardless of the disc being used. Windows XP SP2 Search Problem - Please Help File Search not working Windows search problems Windows search tool Softtware called "find it" text search program Search Companion has reverted to old Try using just one RAM module and then the other (assuming you have two).

karabeara2791, Mar 4, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 2 Views: 236 flavallee Mar 5, 2017 Cannot download new browser on Windows XP SP3 Pro Fabril, Feb 21, 2017, in forum: Make sure it is disabled. Or if the network resource is offline. Is this a virus?

Perhaps none would know the answer, saith me should I attempt such a feat. Log in or Sign up Menu Recent Posts Home Forums Forums Quick Links Featured Threads Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Articles Articles Quick Links Series Notable Upon this deletion, I was able to create a new catalog. If only you could give thumbs to yourself!Ha!Viruses can be quite sneaky, and I can't imagine what would possess someone to write a virus that simple crashes explorer.

I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Get More Info pmcintire, May 25, 2006 #3 pmcintire Thread Starter Joined: Jan 12, 2006 Messages: 25 I did some additional searching through the forums and came across this thread when searching for "indexing Uncle Don replied Mar 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM What is the oldest thing you own? Thanks for your help!

I bet M. Aug 8, 2005 getting "Access denied" during installation of Windows XP update May 30, 2005 Fatal Error during installation of Windows XP Oct 18, 2009 BSOD during windows xp installation Jul Kassner would be interested in the one. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Oh, and Question of the Week, no less. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-hangs-before-login.html And of course if it doesn't have the software loaded on the PC or can't find it, it will prompt you for it.

CaptBilly1Eye, where had you been going, and what had you been doing, in order to attract such a vile thing?Only so that I won't, lest I have to call on you Already have an account? In these cases, the computer is searching for the corporate network, but can’t find the logoff scripts and then times out after a certain amount of time.

Attempting to close the application results in "this program not responding." and ultimately "You chose to end the nonreponsive program, Windows Explorer.", Please Tell Microsoft about this problem.

On one of my laptops, I ran into the problem where Windows would just hang while saying Windows is Shutting Down Sometimes it would eventually shut down, but it could take Reset Post Submit Post Search Related Discussions 0 Overheating GPU, can I fix this anyway ? Rebooted.All fixed! I end up having to (again) close the Explorer window manually.

Restart your computer (might have to kill the power the first time) and see if it still hangs during shutdown. Right-click the Desktop. 2. Copy or move the shortcut to your favorites folder or wherever! this page Don't you love it when your well-cultivated intuition tells you to go look yourself?I wonder what that evil little thing does. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Who knows?

Here's how to fix it! Am I losing some capabilities? What are the effects of turning off Indexing Service? Solved: Windows Search Locks, Hangs Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by pmcintire, May 25, 2006.

by CaptBilly1Eye · 7 years ago In reply to Nicework! http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=430149&highlight=indexing+service It seems this person was having the same problem that I was, however the issue got sidetracked with a bunch of other issues. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise In that thread you made a reference to finding a fix for indexing corruption, but never followed up on it.

Double click>properties>Stop. Type the following, and then click Next (don't forget to type the comma, and specify the URL for your resource): %SYSTEMROOT%\explorer.exe /e, \\mycomputer\photos 4. It hangs consistently at the same series of files. If the resulting path is not correct, it conducts a comprehensive search of the target drive in an attempt to find the file." This means that when a shortcut references a

Right-click the Desktop. 2. Re-registered wshom.ocx, jscript.dll, & urlmon.dll 2. We have created an error report...[Send Error Report] [Don't Send]This is identical to a problem reported on 3/1/2005 but doesn't appear to have a resolution.Any ideas? 8 answers Last reply Mar You can ask your network administrator if you think that is the reason for your slow shutdown.