Windows 10: Explorer.exe keeps crashing, all solutions provided don't work

Discus and support Explorer.exe keeps crashing, all solutions provided don't work in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello all, Every time I boot my computer (running windows 10), the explorer.exe process ends up in an infinite loop. All my desktop icons are gone,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by SidneyH, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. SidneyH Win User

    Explorer.exe keeps crashing, all solutions provided don't work


    Hello all,

    Every time I boot my computer (running windows 10), the explorer.exe process ends up in an infinite loop. All my desktop icons are gone, then it changes to a blue screen, then my taskbar slowly appears and then it happens over and over again. I've never experienced it this bad, and searched everywhere for a solution. I'm really lost and I don't know what to do.

    This problem started a few months ago where I couldn't access folders, but could do the normal stuff (get on the internet, play games). It's now in a stage where I can't do anything. When I upgraded to Windows 10, everything worked fine and I didn't experience the explorer.exe crashes. It happened at a random time.

    Things I've tried:
    - Looked up the programs which may cause the problem (Inventor 2015 for example), but those weren't installed at all
    - Tried to change the display scaling size (it was by default set on 150% which is normal)
    - Ran a full scan on virusses, and registry faults
    - Removed a key in KHEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, can't remember the exact name
    - Upgraded my graphics driver

    I can't access Windows Event Viewer as that crashes as well. I really hope if anyone can help me out, and any help is appreciated.

    Yours sincerely,


    :)
     
    SidneyH, Mar 19, 2016
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  2. Alex_188 Win User

    Windows 10 Taskbar and Desktop Constantly Refreshing

    none of your solution provided the answer to my problem. I did realized, when I open task manager, that Windows Explorer crashes every few minutes I was managed to create a dump file Windows Explorer but unfortunately I don't have a way to read it maybe
    you can find out what make Windows Explorer crash -

    Dropbox - explorer.exe.4256.dmp
     
    Alex_188, Mar 19, 2016
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  3. sr_dami Win User
    explorer.exe stops working

    Well, sometimes i'm having this issue. Explorer.exe stops working and if i try to reload it, the all computer crashes... So i have to reboot each time explorer.exe crashes.

    Also, the sound driver seems to be crashing.

    Need help!
     
    sr_dami, Mar 19, 2016
    #3
  4. Explorer.exe keeps crashing, all solutions provided don't work

    If it is really that bad, Reset might be the only option.

    Reset Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Try to download this file and run it as admin, it might take a while to finish. In the end, select to clean everything.
     
    TairikuOkami, Mar 19, 2016
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  5. SidneyH Win User
    Thanks for your reply. I do not own a windows 10 installation disc, is this necessary when resetting windows 10?
    I'll try the file later, only need to find a way to transfer it to my computer. I'll keep you updated. Once again, thanks.
     
    SidneyH, Mar 19, 2016
    #5
  6. TairikuOkami, Apr 4, 2018
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