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Q: help explorer.exe keeps closing

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A: help explorer.exe keeps closing

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The HD doesn't appear in windows explorer but appears in devices.

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A:WD 500GB USB HD not appearing in Windows Explorer

Can anyone assist??
 

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A:Choose What closing the lid does?

I recommend sleeping the laptop if you are gonna use it after you close it within the next few hours. Otherwise shut it down.
 

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A:Internet Explorer not responding

First issue is to resolve the question

is tcp configured so I can access the Internet
if it is, then what's stopping the browser(s)
Solving (1).

Get a command prompt (start->run->cmd) and enter

ping 8.8.8.8
If you get timeouts, then tcp is a mess.

if you get timing data, then try

ping google.com
If you get timing data, the TCP is just fine, otherwise the first ping worked by the second doesn't means
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A:External hard drive does not show up in Explorer/My Computer

/Close http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/find-your-missing-usb-drive-on-windows-xp/ This worked for me

It didn't have a drive letter. I had to activate it as a partition or something, but it shows up and I can access it now, and that's what counts
 

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A:Can't connect to Internet Explorer, Firefox, Steam, etc.

What are your computers complete specs? What version of Windows are you running? What kind of Internet service do you have? Cable? DSL?
 

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A:WD hard drive won't show up in Explorer

Has this problem just started to happen or is this a new unformated drive?
 

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A:Windows Explorer is slow on D: drive

disciple said:





After starting up, whenever I click on Games it takes a while to show all the icons; once it has done it once then it will show the icons immediately every time.Click to expand...

It seems it slows down while querying the filesystem to create a database of icons of files in the path.
It may be an heavy task if there are large images, video, or executables that must be queried for creating icons.
IMHO you could try changing the icon mode of the file explorer, or trying to create subfolders in order to identify if there are troublesome files that slow down the icon rendering more than others.
 

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A:External 60GB drive is empty and shows 10MB in Explorer

try this,
Go to my computer and right click on the drive you have set up as slave drive. Go to properties-then security-then click on advanced tab near the bottom of that page-then click on owner tab-then on edit-then choose the owner you want to have access in this case you Administrators mine says (Tman-PC\Administrators) and then click apply. You will have to close all the windows down and reopen them and you should be able to see anything that was hidden or unaccessable on the drive.

Hope t works for you.
 

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A:Can't get explorer to recognize external hard drive

Since it's recognized by Disk Management, I'll guess one of two things

1. See if this might help How to Cleanup and Remove old USB Storage Drivers

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A:Need help with a external hard drive not showing up in explorer

I'd start with test disk:
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
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FWIW: I have Ubuntu on my Netbook. If I start a lengthy operation like defrag on battery, it will ask me if I really want to do that. I've run into a number of prompts like that, and it makes me wonder why Windows never figured that out.
 

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A:Hard drive detected by Windows, does not appear in explorer

In which computer is it installed, and what is your operating system?
 

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Bump. I want this to get fixed veryyyy badly.
 

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A:Multiple hard drives show up in Explorer

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A:Internet explorer clogs memory

Well you need to do two things:

1. Update your windows via windows update service to get all upto date patches/fixes
2. Download Malwarebytes for installation and scan your system and post its log here.

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A:External Harddisk detected, but does not appear in explorer

Has the HD been FDisked/partitioned and formatted?
 

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A:Any USB Mass Storage Device won't appear in my Windows Explorer

try the FAQs
 

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A:Cooling problem with Apevia Explorer case

Hi,

Which direction did you place the fans? Are all going into the PC? Is the top one blowing out? Is your power supply a single or a dual fan model?

I think I found your case on Newegg:

newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811144104

What I would likely start with, depending on the location of the case, is on the back 120mm pulling air in and only the 80 mm on top blowing air out. My PSUs are usually dual fan. If my case is in an area where it is close to a wall then I don't want the exhaust air being brought back into the case so I would have the 120mm on back blowing out and the 80 mm on top blowing out as well.

If it doesn't get as cool as you'd like I recommend you look at a different/better fan/heatsink for you CPU. I also saw once someone used some semi-thick plastic to create isolation pockets for the components. He realized that the heat from the video card should be isolated and ducted out without touching the CPU because it will heat the video card. I haven't found the link but it looked cool and and it was effective. I'll try to find it again later.

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Adrian
 

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I can able to see only CD-ROM drive under Disk Management. Hard disks are not seen. Logical drive C and D are otherwise accessible (eg., via Explorer, Disk Defragmenter) and work normally.

Also if I plug flash drive, not appearing in windows explorer or disk management.

Help me to fix the problem please.

Thanks in advance
Regards
Raja
 

A:XP C: drive ok in Explorer not in Disk Management

Raja,
can we have your complete system specs?
 

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Hi,

I see only CD-ROM drive under Disk Management. Hard disks are not seen. Logical drive C and D are otherwise accessible (eg., via Explorer, Disk Defragmenter) and work normally.

I had setup the following services with Start up Type = Automatic:

Plug and Play (Logon as Local service)
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) (Logon as Network Service)
Logical Disk Manager (Logon as Local service)
Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service (Logon as Local service)
I also tried adding the following to the list above without luck:

Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator (Logon as Network Service)

System: Windows XP Professional Version 2002 SP 3

I also had an E drive (Seagate Free Agent Pro connected to USB port). This is not showing anywhere (Explorer or Disk Manager). However, Partition Manger (3rd party software) picked it up and shows correct % used/free. Device Manger shows it correctly too under Disk Drives.

Help please...

Regards,
Anil
 

A:XP C: drive ok in Explorer not in Disk Management

Yea. That's pretty strange. A couple observations / things to do

Disk Management issues
Disk Management does require the two Logical Disk Manager services tho your screen shot does show them as Started so they should be OK
=> Have you rebooted? Does this problem occur after rebooting? If so, reboot again then
=>Let's see if anything is appearing in your Windows Event Logs

Click Start->Run, enter: cmd
Copy the loooonnngggg command line below and paste it after the prompt in the command prompt window. Then hit Enter. When complete (may take 30secs or so) you'll find the file events.txt on your desktop
Attach the events.txt file to a TechSpot post. When you create your TechSpot post, use the paper clip icon to attach the report. (If you don't see it among your icons, you need to click the TechSpot Go Advanced button towards bottom of window)

Code:
cscript "C:\WINDOWS\system32\eventquery.vbs" /l application /l system /r 35 /v /fo table /fi "Type eq error OR Type eq warning" > "%userprofile%\desktop\events.txt"

​Device Manager shows an unknown device
Don't know that it's related, but Do you know what that is?
Check if Windows reports any problem devices

First make sure all your devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32
Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, then Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy Paste into next post

 

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A:What does closing the screen actually do?

Hibernation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibernate_(OS_feature)
Lots of excellent info there

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CrashDummy said:



Is this as clean as it is going to get?Click to expand...

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

If after trying your other psu it`s still dead, It`s got to be either the mobo or cpu.

I think for whatever reason, you`ve had a short circuit of some kind and it`s fried either the psu/mobo/cpu.

You`ve seem to have tried all the right things, so I can`t really suggest anything else.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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- http://www.ghisler.ch/wiki/index.php/Right_click_or_Ctrl-C_causing_crash

1.Go to Regedit

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A:My USB2.0 harddrive is NOT recognized in Explorer or Disk Manager

Use Disk Management to format it...

patio.
 

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WindowsXP conflict with 802.11 wireless?

I have a very similar problem with my ACER laptop.
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Easy solution: Firefox
 

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A:Internet Explorer will not load

Other things to try...

Hello thatredbullguy,

Thanks for sharing this tip! Resetting Internet Explorer can fix most problems that people experience in Internet Explorer. Before resetting IE settings, you should check to see if you can see another web page. Sometimes this message occurs because there is something wrong with a particular site and simply giving it time will fix the issue. I also recommend resetting your modem or router and see if that fixed the problem. If neither of these steps work, then reset IE settings (but be aware that you'll also have to re-install any add-ons).

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Slow Internet Explorer?

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Maybe try running these tools: tool 1, tool 2.

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A:Internet Explorer won't run

I've been there and spent a silly amount of time on it. The hard drive was filling up so I bought a larger one for a fresh install of Windows 7 and when fully updated to SP 1, I was running IE 11. I made a hobby of occasionally trying to find what might be wrong with the problem installation. Eventually I found that the Turn Windows features on or off section in Control Panel was empty and I found a Microsoft Fixit that put things right. That's not your problem though and as you've discovered there is no easy solution. I tried loads of recommended solutions on various forums including some Microsoft ones but without success. It can be down to lots of different issues.

As IE 11 is so important to you consider reinstalling Windows or return the laptop to factory condition. Although it will take ages, at least you will have the comfort of knowing that success is highly likely to result. It may well turn out to be the quickest way to get the latest version working. The snag with a laptop is that you may have trouble getting function keys to work after a reinstall so a return to factory settings might be safer. There's likely to be a restore partition on the laptop. My problem related to a desktop.
 

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A:Internet Explorer 10/Windows 7/ Real Player Downloader Compatability

I would check out this thread:
http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/280404-possible-force-ie10-run-32-bit-mode.html
 

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A:Explorer.exe will not start no matter what I do

When I get to the screaming part, I usually create a new user ( a "trick" I discovered when I was fiddling around with XP when it came out ). Can you try that and write back what happens ?
 

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A:Windows explorer

Start closing tabs, watch those instances start disappearing.
 

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A:Internet Explorer 10 address bar issues

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Hello friends, I have a lenovo b575 computer, windows 7, using internet exp 10. a few days ago I notice internet explorer not allowing me to type addresses in the address bar. I type the address I want and it does nothing, nor will it let me pull up sites from history or bookmarks. It just loads home page. I can go to sites by typing it into the google search on my homepage, but nothing else unless it is click-able straight from the visible page. please help.Click to expand...

I've got the same problem which is one of the reasons I don't use IE 10. I use & prefer Firefox because in my opinion,its much safer.
 

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A:Internet Explorer 8 slowdowns

dawghunter,

This could be caused by a few things. First and foremost pray your computers don't have a Celeron processor. These in my opinion are very bad. Everyone I have came across are slow no matter what you have in the computer or your download speeds.

Second, check your internet security to see what level it is at and allow more active x controls. On this very internet page ill explain how to get to that.

Click on "Tools"
Click on "Internet Options or Properties"
Then click on "Security"

you can lower the security while searching to take out some of the steps it takes while searching. Just be careful on where you search the internet.

Next click on the advanced tab and make sure all the "ActiveX" options are enabled (read through them as some you may not want) if you are not experienced enough to be in this portion of IE8 options it is best left to a computer techician as you can mess some of the settings up.

Last but not least you might have IE8 but not all of it. Click on start and go to "windows update" and see if there is any updates for your computer. Specifically if there is a .netframework download through microsoft. Download all the stuff that they have for you.
 

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Only using the computer for media and reading etc, no internet.
 

A:Internet Explorer 4

Phew ....... and i thought IE4 and Win9x has been buried and done with ......... well good luck mate, I was never really a fan of Win9x anyway so i only used it once for few days.
 

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A:Nearly constant BSODs. Windows Explorer crashing

Bump. Please help. Bsod codes 0x000000c2 and 0x00000c4 now happening.
 

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A:Windows Explorer hang error

Internet Explorer 6.2?
What is the rest of your hardware, and installed software?
 

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Where do i set this option up in IE8 please ?

thanks so much for reading and for anyhelp.
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A:Explorer 8 cookie saves?

Under internet options then under privacy then advance. Pretty much the same as prior IE. There are some new security features though. You need to read though what you want to use in IE8. Or just use Firefox or even test that out with what your doing. Make sure you got the latest Ccleaner. You may also want to try instead of Ccleaner is Fcleaner.
 

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Any ideas of why this is happening?

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A:Internet Explorer 8 problems

Run IE Reset Fixit Tool:

Or manually from here http://www.techspot.com/vb/post682762-2.html
Then restart Internet Explorer
 

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A:Internet Explorer 8 keeps redirecting me

This kind of behavior is usually a very strong indicator of infection. You've obviously tried some top notch software such as malwarebytes.

I suggest you go to our Virus and Malware removal forum, read the Updated 8 Step sticky, and follow it step by step -- DON'T skip any steps.

Then when you have completed the steps post the three required logs ( a must) on that forum.

Good luck.
 

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Example:

As soon as I started using IE9, I thot I shud now keep updated version of Firefox as I no longer require old version of firefox because I switched to IE9, but when I tried downloading firefix 14 through IE9, the download didn't started. I repeated several times but no result. But when I used firefox 3, the same download started in an instant. I am not sure that this bug of IE9 will not affect other sites. Dam I am confused what shud I do..............

Keep using Firefox 3 or switch to IE9?

Regards,

Tabby
 

A:Internet Explorer reliability

Where did you get your firefox from? here are 3 good links to try
http://www.filehippo.com/download_firefox/12840/

http://www.techspot.com/downloads/19-mozilla-firefox.html

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

When using firefox, you'll need these addons for starters;
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/?src=search
And https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/?src=search
 

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Thank you
 

A:Internet Explorer is slow

Please go here:
8-Step Virus & Malware Removal Instructions

Follow the instructions carefully and post the logs required. I can't move this post to Here myself...These logs will help us find out wether you have other problems that may be causing this slow down
 

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