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One thing fixed... Windows Explorer acting up Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by spankyjo54, Apr 24, 2007. Windows explorer is acting weird. 20 Feb 2014 #1 DarkBlack71 View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Posts : 4 Windows 8.1 Pro Windows explorer is acting weird. In the Create New Task window, type "explorer.exe" into the "Open" box and then click "OK." Your taskbar and notification area should reappear and hopefully, whatever problem you were having will Source

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  1. taskkill /f /IM explorer.exe start explorer.exe exit Next, you'll need to save the file with the ".bat" instead of ".txt" extension.
  2. Once your shortcut is in place, you have one click access to restarting Windows Explorer whenever you need to.
  3. What should I do?
  4. JOIN THE DISCUSSION (12 REPLIES) October 15, 2014 Xu-B When it doesn’t, use the CTRL + SHIFT + ESC keyboard shortcut to pull up Task Manager, and then use File ->
  5. Windows explorer then opens 2 same windows with the exact same content.
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  7. Any tips in getting it peppy again?
  8. Feb 2013, 10:30 PM #4 (permalink) JMac618 Member Join Date: Feb 2013 Posts: 3 Have you run a malware program like Malwarebytes?

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Within 'Command Prompt' type SFC /scannow, Hit Enter 4. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This really is strange (then again we are talking Windows lol). bill5 Junior Member Joined: Jan 12, 2014 Messages: 14 Likes Received: 0 Have been experiencing some minor but annoying issues...anyone else, and if so, what if anything helped?

Windows 8 file explorer acting strange in General Support Hi my windows 8 file explorer for the last few days has been acting very strange, One min it will be blank https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/28980-windows-explorer-acting-up-drives-gone-icons-gone.html That's why there is a Program Files <64bit, and Program Files (x86) <32bit folders. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

Get exclusive articles before everybody else. People who wanted (and some did) could switch back to using the classic Program Manager, giving up the Start menu and the task bar, while still being able to run Windows

I will try it out. this contact form Forum New Posts FAQ Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums General Support Windows 10: Windows Explorer acting up, drives gone, icons gone... Internet Explorer acting like Firefox in Browsers and Email I was on Yahoo and accessed the Games. No, create an account now.

Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number HP OS Windows 10 CPU Intel Core i7 Graphics Card Nvidia Geforce GTX 680 Sound Card idfk Screen Resolution 15' 1080p display Internet Speed 70Mbps If none of this help, try running sfc.exe http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833 #2 HOSED, Feb 16, 2014 Last edited: Feb 16, 2014 bill5 Junior Member Joined: Jan 12, 2014 Messages: 14 Likes Received: Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > All Other Software > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current http://roguewb.com/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-explorer-scf-does-not-work-from-msoffice-short-cut-bar.html Thx but didn't help.........anyone else? #3 bill5, Feb 19, 2014 CA19100 Senior member Joined: Jun 29, 2012 Messages: 619 Likes Received: 7 Could you have a sticky Ctrl key?

Restart Explorer from Task Manager in Windows 7 Windows 7 doesn't offer a simple restart command like Windows 8 and 10 do. Restarting Explorer doesn't always work in those cases, but it's easy enough to try it first if you want to avoid a full restart. The problem seems to have settled down for now with only the one occurrence of explorer.exe listed in task manager processes.

When I try to go into the Start screen, everything looks normal (icons were refreshing).

HP Laserjet and HP Officejet printers connected to Router. On the modified context menu, click the "Exit Explorer" command. Internet Speed: 5Mbps Browser: Internet Explorer 11, Firefox and SeaMonkey Antivirus: AVG and/or Windows Defender Other Info: Also running Win7, Linux Mint and Mac OS X on various Desktops and Notebooks. I cleared my downloads folder and When I download something again the same issues occurs.

Option Two: Exit Explorer from Your Taskbar and Start Menu There is also a handy little shortcut for ending the Windows Explorer process. have you tried a different KeyBoard? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... http://roguewb.com/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-has-stopped-working-windows-explorer-is-restarting-loop.html I guess if nothing else maybe one of MS' zillion updates/patches will fix it, but if anyone has any other ideas, I'm all ears.

It's been doing this for two weeks. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. In the Task Manager window, click the "File" menu and then click "New Task (Run…)". That will let explorer save settings like taskbar toolbar positions before it closes and starts again.One way to do this would be to use NirCmd in a batch file with the

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Windows Explorer Poor Performance: multiple issues with drives in General Support Recently after some changes to my PC windows explorer has become very slow at performing specific tasks: 1. Related Threads Windows 8.1 not acting like 8.1 in Installation & Setup Hey guys/gals Just installed Windows 8.1 pro on a newly bought SSD drive, and for some odd reason, even Heeeeeeeeeeeelp!!!! in General Support Hi I'm new to Windows 8 and helping someone with a couple of things on their new laptop which was recently upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1 One

Loading... Program Manager was basically what we think of now as the Start menu, and it housed all the shortcuts used to start programs. All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Restarting Windows Explorer can also be handy if you've just installed a new app or applied a Registry tweak that would normally require you to restart your PC.