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The only way to fully recover the taskbar and what not, is to restart, and thats a pain. . I was plagued with this “Windows Explorer has stopped working” problem for over a week and tried every thin I could think of (SFC, chkdsk /f, driver rollbacks, several different virus/malware This will open the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool which will perform a memory scan on the next system startup.Solution 7: Corrupt non-system filesThe error message can appear if the Windows desktop Overlay issue or something. have a peek here

Anyway, my son was trying to help get my laptop and Eee Pad to talk to each other and he downloaded some ASUS software. Thanks! Solution number 7 was great :) It survived me from some hastily comments on re-installation of windows. Reply VMI November 13, 2011 at 10:00 pm # any way... view publisher site

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As for a reason that this is happening you could try system restore or deleting eveything from steam install folder except steamapps, userdata and steam.exe so steam will update with clean Worry no more as this article will you show you how to solve the problem.You do NOT need to perform a system restore to solve this problem. So when shell fails you lose all of these, but OS itself just goes on. If something helped you, do let us know what did.

September 19, 2014 at 2:38 pm # Thanks for this! Windows Explorer crashes or freezes 1) First and foremost ensure that your Windows is up-to-date, and all Windows Updates have been installed. Click on "Organize" at the upper right corner of the window. Windows 8.1 Taskbar Not Responding i tried everything, after reading the comments, i tried what yoga suggested, by replacing the mouse pointer, and i observed that the problem was gone.

Reply Simon August 29, 2012 at 7:38 am # Tried all of these and none have worked. Taskbar Freezes Windows 7 I ticked all the boxes that made Chrome the default and I also changed the 'associate file types', and 'set program access' sections to Chrome where they could be selected. I just leave my PC on 24/7 now to avoid it but I do have to restart sometimes. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/computer-freezes-desktop-icons-taskbar-gadgets/a1e14100-6da5-4d20-8bb2-7538aa50f051 I'm thinking it might be a...

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Intel OS Windows 7, 64 bit Graphics Card nvida GeForce Browser Google Chrome EndStone View Public Profile Find More Posts by EndStone Shellexview I've had this problem for weeks, and even though it was a minor annoyance, it was starting to really get to me. yay! Created by Anand Khanse.

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Switch to the Services tab and check "Hide all Microsoft services" at the bottom. Things to check Run scan for malware, it is probably most common issue. Taskbar Frozen Windows 10 Reply No@Way.com January 11, 2011 at 9:53 pm # solution 4 is listed twice. Taskbar Frozen Windows 8 You actually have to type "Sfc /SCANNOW".

Right-click the hard drive that Windows is installed on (usually c:) and select Properties from the context menu. 3. Crash or freeze time seems to vary from 20 seconds to two minutes, and there are reports of occasional blue screens. Reply Anonymous September 3, 2013 at 3:46 pm # I tried uninstalling k-lite codec pack. This guide is intended for companies, organisations, and IT professionals who are looking for a network and application monitoring tool that provides a holistic view of application performance, including performance monitoring, Windows 7 Taskbar Freezes On Startup

Apparently, this major flaw in Windows is still in Win 7. Follow the steps below to fix the problem and your computer will return to stability.1. And a lot of thanks to the writer of this article! After switching to Firefox and ie10 instead of ie11 with no good results, I ran all 7 Solutions.

But when I come out, explorer.exe is locked at 21% CPU use, ram is up from 39% to 47%, and Windows Desktop Manager keeps going from 0 to 7% CPU use Taskbar Keeps Freezing Windows 8 malaysian September 19, 2012 at 7:25 pm # thanks.this really worksthanks a lot!!asus K53SV MagicAndre1981 August 27, 2011 at 2:20 pm # best way is to create a crash dump:http://cid-128fc518635be2dc.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/MS%20Foren/Registry/WER%5E_Explorer.regand open Reply Bilal August 24, 2013 at 7:56 pm # I had same problem and solved as per your solution.

It worked perfectly for me.

Reply Richters February 14, 2012 at 11:15 am # Hey people. Reply JC August 24, 2011 at 5:07 pm # Solution #7 worked for me. Reply Harold Gray April 10, 2011 at 3:06 pm # I have struggled with this issue for months as everyone else has - and I tried most every proposed solution - Start Menu Freezes Windows 10 and it happens when you start up explorer .

I've tried unplug the monitor and plugging it back in but it just comes up white still. mypsick.com - שולחן עבודה ריק 7 years ago # […] ותיקון, דרך שבסופה יש סיכוי רב שהמחשב ישוב לתפקד כשורה. רוצו לקרוא. בסיום הקריאה תכירו כמה כלים שלא הייתם מודעם להם It only happens when coming out of games that use Steam. I can open the Task Manager NosaAlonso 4 years ago # i experience this problem and explorer.exe didnt exist on C:\WINDOWS (only explorer.scf & explorermgr.exe and i tried this: 1.

Rarst 6 years ago # @nathan It depends. Password Register Games FAQ Today's Posts Search Search Forums Tag Search Advanced Search Google Search My Threads and Posts My Posts My Threads Steam Game Discussions # - C D - How to start software without shell Ctrl+Shift+Esc hotkey opens Task Manager. Reply Johny5 October 22, 2013 at 6:05 am # For over a week now, I wasn't able to open my windows explorer.

Worry no more as this article will you show you how to solve the problem.You do NOT need to perform a system restore to solve this problem. However, I tried to open the program and it would not open, with a message about a corrupted dll file. ????????????? Of course in a situation where a program uninstall is to blame, I would pretty much just fix the registry and move on. Please hepl me.

Windows explorer hanks and/or crashes with the stopped working message. Reply kam September 12, 2011 at 5:20 pm # Thanks to Yogathoese people have problem . Only through EventViewer I found that it is caused by AsusWebStorage - a piece of some cloud software delivered by Asus itself! The most common cause are multimedia files that are corrupt.

Because games that are non-steam that I've linked, when I play them OUTSIDE of Steam, its fine, everything closes great. I don't have any "additional" junk installed, and it still... I just get the error and blue screen. You get error messages like “windows explorer has stopped working” followed by “windows explorer is restarting”.

As long as you can launch something you can attempt to fix situation without drastic measures. It told me disable all internet add ons soon as I did that problem fixed! So that's what was the problem. I could not believe that was the problem.

But after i got it open i found my problem in less then 5 minutes.After opening event viewer just make the explorer crash again. Windows 7: Desktop and taskbar goes white and freezes. This issue should not take an OS reload as many other troubleshooting forums recommended!!! nathan 6 years ago # Hi i recently removed some viruses off my laptop using spyware doctor and what you described above has happened.