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File Manager shuts down when I right click on a file.

  1. #1


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    File Manager shuts down when I right click on a file.


    To start I was infected with numerous virus, spyware etc. because I accidentally clicked on one wrong button.
    After running Malawarebytes, Adaware, Spybot, adwcleaner, CCleaner, and Trident House Call, I finally got zero reports from all of these checkers.

    However now when I am using File Manager and I right click on file (any file) File Manager shuts down which leads me to believe that something was still missed, but what could it possibly be? I am at a loss, any ideas ?

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  2. #2


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Open the Admin Command Prompt and run these 2 commands:
    1. dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    2. sfc /scannow
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

File Manager shuts down when I right click on a file.
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