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Desktop issues!! PLEASE HELP!

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    Desktop issues!! PLEASE HELP!


    Hello, this glitch makes me want to facedesk. Whenever I click "Desktop" in windows explorer the window freezes then stops responding all the time. Please help, I feel like facedesking.

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    Bump.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TimeAndroid View Post
    Hello, this glitch makes me want to facedesk. Whenever I click "Desktop" in windows explorer the window freezes then stops responding all the time. Please help, I feel like facedesking.
    How long ago did your problem start? You might system restore out of the problem. You also might try the sfc /scannow command.
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    It happened right after installing windows 8.
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    Was this an upgrade or clean install?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TimeAndroid View Post
    It happened right after installing windows 8.
    Did you try my suggestions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by TimeAndroid View Post
    It happened right after installing windows 8.
    Did you try my suggestions.
    Not yet, I will.
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    Great, let us know how they work out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    Great, let us know how they work out.
    Did not work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    Great, let us know how they work out.
    It found errors but the freezing issue is still there.
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