explorer crashing

  shauny13 21:08 13 Aug 2005

Hi, i'm new here, just lately explorer keeps crashing or just hangs when i try and open folders or links in emails or IE. Have run up to date AVG scan aswell as spyware scans (ad aware, spybot and microsoft antispy). No success, still hasn't fixed problem. I run xp pro with IE6and OE6. Any help would be very much appreciated as this is getting annoying.

  Diodorus Siculus 21:13 13 Aug 2005

Try running the system file checker



sfc /scannow

You need the XP CD in the drive. If it autoruns, cancel it.

  Diodorus Siculus 21:13 13 Aug 2005

Oh, and also try a repair of IE: click here;en-us;318378&FR=1&PA=1&SD=HSCH
How to reinstall or repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP

  Diodorus Siculus 21:14 13 Aug 2005

click here I mean

  VoG II 21:18 13 Aug 2005
  Diodorus Siculus 21:23 13 Aug 2005

VoG™ - what's with the last link? ;-)

  shauny13 21:24 13 Aug 2005

I do not have xp pro cd unfortunately to run file checker

  Diodorus Siculus 21:24 13 Aug 2005

In which case, try one of the repair methods above.

Do you have a recovery CD?

  shauny13 21:30 13 Aug 2005

only have cd's for xp home edition (long story)

  VoG II 21:35 13 Aug 2005

Third link, sorry click here

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