• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

explorer closes without wanting so

L

Laire

Guest
#1
Hallo,

I have a little problem with my Windows Explorer. While using this tool for copy/move files from folder to folder it suddenly shut down. Then I have to restart the Explorer and my work begins new. This closing performs if I use one or two Explorer windows.

Does anyone know what is the reason for this strange behavior and much more important: How to bring WE back to normal life?

THX!
 

yoyo

_________________
#2
Hallo, neighbour, Herzlich Willkommen at NTFS.org. :D

Could be many reasons. Does it happen every time, you copy/move files or just now and then? Does it happen when moving large or many files at a time? Perhaps give some system specs, ram, pagefile settings, someone may have an idea what to do.
 
L

Laire

Guest
#3
Hallo,

@YoYo
thanks for your welcome. Now I am a little bit nosy - if you say neighbour - are you also from MG?

Back to my problem: It is not easy to specify the moment of closing. Sometime you can move/copy a couple of files, even larger ones, sometimes it refuses to work after trying to copy one small file.
Usually you can work for a short time without problems, but when WE stopped for the first time you better start WinXP again because if not - often you can not move one file without WE closing itself.

I know, this is no good description, but there is no regularity.
 
L

Laire

Guest
#5
Hi,

be assured this was my first, no second, idea and I ran the repair option of WinXP. Unfortunately without success.
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#6
Only other thing I can think of to try is a repair of xp. Put the xp cd in & boot up. Follow the screen to the repair area. I think it just basically install windows again.
 
L

Laire

Guest
#7
Hi Hipster,

thanks for your answer.

I ran this repair option already. Unfortunately there is no change in Explorers misbehaviour. So I am sure that all files are not corrupted. Maybe there are just some "minor" changes in the registry.

Do you or anybody know a little bit about the registry? I have no idea where to search.
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#8
G'day Laire. Grasping at straws here.
Just noticed from your original post that you said you used a tool to copy/move files. Did you mean right click & dragging or was it an actual program? If the latter remove it & use right click dragging. See how that goes.
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS

Been running around Quora lately, luv it there https://tinyurl.com/ycpxl
Electronic Punk wrote on Perris Calderon's profile.
All good still mate?
Hello, is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me ...
Xie
What a long strange trip it's been. =)

Forum statistics

Threads
61,962
Messages
673,247
Members
89,018
Latest member
debbieherrin