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Explorer restarting frequently

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Explorer restarting frequently

    I have installed Windows 8 for my HP laptop 1 month ago.

    It worked fine for 2 weeks and then windows explorer is crashing everytime I try to open a folder.

    I ran a virus scan- there were no viruses identified by windows defender.

    Please suggest on what to do.



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  2. #2

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    I had something similar.

    I turned off Defender and switched to Avast.

    No problems since then.
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  3. #3

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    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!

    I uninstalled the built in PDF reader as that was the cause of my crashes.
    You can upload the reports listed here to see if we can find anything in them (even though you're not experiencing BSOD's):
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