Windows 10: every day or two file explorer won't open. must restart explorer.exe to fix.

Discus and support every day or two file explorer won't open. must restart explorer.exe to fix. in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; every day or two file explorer won't open, none of the icons work. The desktop is OK. I have to restart explorer.exe to fix it. THis problem has... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by CTNorwalk, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. CTNorwalk Win User

    every day or two file explorer won't open. must restart explorer.exe to fix.


    every day or two file explorer won't open, none of the icons work. The desktop is OK. I have to restart explorer.exe to fix it. THis problem has been around forever, since I got Windows 10. I've tried scan file system, no help.

    :)
     
    CTNorwalk, Oct 11, 2018
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  2. Kapil Arya MVP Win User
    Kapil Arya MVP, Oct 11, 2018
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  3. landaksparky Win User
    Windows Explorer has try to restart whenever I open my external HDD or thumb drive in

    Windows Explorer has try to restart whenever I open my external HDD or thumb drive in explorer
     
    landaksparky, Oct 11, 2018
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  4. Homeless Win User

    every day or two file explorer won't open. must restart explorer.exe to fix.

    Internet Explorer 9 won't run

    That's the exact problem i'm having. I did the first two and nothing happens, but when I try and do the troubleshooting step I don't have the internet explorer performance troubleshooter. Oddly both my x64 systems don't have it but my x86 one does.
     
    Homeless, Oct 11, 2018
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