Explorer.exe crashing all the time

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  1. Patricko

    Patricko MDL Novice

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  2. joontje

    joontje MDL Novice

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    maybe looking into your eventlog will help more then a hijackthis log
     
  3. Patricko

    Patricko MDL Novice

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    Probably this will sound very stupid and dumb, but how to make an eventlog?
    How to export it into a textfile?
     
  4. yaluza1967

    yaluza1967 MDL Member

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    Hi, check your ram with memtest, explorer crash often with overclock ! try to give more voltage but monitoring temperature.

    YkZ
     
  5. Patricko

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    #5 Patricko, Jul 17, 2009
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    Here is the eventlog from crashing of explorer (I think this is what You mean):

    Code:
    Faulting Application Name: explorer.exe, version 6.1.7600.16384, time stamp: 0x4a583578
    Name of the module that caused the error: ntdll.dll, version 6.1.7600.16384, time stamp: 0x4a584c72
    Code exception: 0xc0000005
    Transfer error: 0x0000000000051da0
    Process ID causing the error: 0xf54
    Time to start the application causing the error: 0x01ca06d30ae2ade2
    Faulting Application Path: C: \ Windows \ explorer.exe
    The path module causing the error: C: \ Windows \ System32 \ ntdll.dll
    Report ID: 5355a642-72c6-11de-9e69-002215b1a012
    And I wasnt overclocking the CPU.
    Its notebook, Im not playing with oc on it.
    I was using it with Win Vista x64 for few months, and everything was fine.
    Problems occured just few days ago.
     
  6. Lenmaer

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    Make explorer to launch in a separate process everytime, maybe this will help.
     
  7. Patricko

    Patricko MDL Novice

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    Lenmaer, how to do that?
     
  8. Yen

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    #10 Yen, Jul 17, 2009
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    I don't think it's a virus, and I don't think it's the HDD.
    I think it's hardware related, IMO there is something wrong with your physical memory..........

    yaluza1967 got a good idea...run memtest, before make sure the defaults are loaded and saved at bios setup, no wrong settings.....
     
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  9. Patricko

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    Okey.

    I will try this fix which yaluza1967 have posted.
    Explorer now is also running in separate processes.

    We will see how it will go, if it fails, than I will run memtest.
     
  10. Patricko

    Patricko MDL Novice

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    I found that DEP function can make problems.
    I tried disable it by adding only explorer.exe to the exception list.
    But in 64bit systems its impossible, so I disabled whole DEP function.

    Im testing it right, but I want to know is DEP function really important?
    Can I have it disabled?
     
  11. zwaldowski

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    It's a security thing that, in my experience, does more harm than good. I have the same problem with Explorer crashing randomly on my laptop... I'll try this too.
     
  12. Patricko

    Patricko MDL Novice

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    Ehh..
    It didnt worked for me :/

    Im getting really nervous on this thing...
     
  13. Yen

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    No need to getting nervous.

    Just do a new clean Vista install, it should disappear. Get SP2 from a trusted source and install it, it should appear again. So you'll be sure it's an SP2 issue.....
     
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  14. siloujr

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    hi guys..i also got a same prob...when i use mozilla firefox, its owez has been suddenly crash...juz want to know..i have been reading your comment and is it same solution fo m prob??sorry guys..i am a newbie...:confused:
     
  15. tomorrow

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    If as he said he had this problem also with Vista x64 then i doubt clean install will help.Looks like a HW issue