explorer.exe problem

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  1. Atlantic

    Atlantic New Member

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    Whenever I open a folder, explorer.exe just closes then reboots. For example If I go to the My Computer, Documents, Control Panel, etc. folders, the program(including the folder I just opens) just closes. The Start taskbar disappears and then reappears. Really annoying since I cant browse for files, unzip RARs, etc.

    Any idea what it is?
     
  2. Sexual Vanilla

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    spyware/antivirus check...also you could run sfc.exe /scannow and check for corrupted windows settings
     
  3. Wolf68k

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    I recently read about a virus that does this. It was about a month ago and it was in passing looking up something else, so I don't remember the name it.
     
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    Hmm, seems like its attacking several exe's... once i open sfc.exe it gets auto-closed. About to run an antivirus check...
     
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    Try running it in safe mode
     

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