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Explorer exe crashes when searching

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    Explorer exe crashes when searching


    Yesterday I noticed that if I tried to search for any file on my computer then explorer.exe would crash and would have to be restarted from task manager. I also just realised that if I right click while inside an explorer window then that would also cause a crash, as does opening the recycle bin.

    I have tried uninstalling notepad ++ which I installed yesterday, around the time the issue started, although it hasn't yet done anything. I have also tried looking in ShellExView although I didn't notice anything out of the ordinary.
    Last edited by Spaghetti; 20 Nov 2016 at 07:56.

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Explorer exe crashes when searching
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