Windows 7 Explorer has stopped working (SOLVED)

  Uboat 15:40 07 Feb 2011

Just thought i would share this with you all! ive been having a RIGHT headache with folders not opening and i get "windows explorer stopped working"

Having been in touch with MS and used almost every forum in the solar system ive got the REAL solution if you do EXACTLY as this says you will solve it!
Hope this helps you all!



1. Click on the "Start Menu" and go to "Network"

2. Click on "Organize" at the upper right corner of the window. A drop down window will pop up. Click on "folder" and "search options".

3. On the folder option window, you will see three tabs at the upper right-hand corner. Click on "view" and SELECT "always show Icons, never thumbnail". Next, DESELECT "display files Icon on thumbnails" as illustrated below.

4. Click OK and you should be good to go.

  rawprawn 17:42 07 Feb 2011

I have had this problem, but I can't find Start> Network

  GaT7 17:51 07 Feb 2011

rawprawn, Uboat has most likely customised his Start menu to include Network in it ;-), G

  rawprawn 17:54 07 Feb 2011

So how do I find it, I have looked at various Network Options, but can't get one to match.

  GaT7 18:05 07 Feb 2011

Probably as mentioned at click here by rbailin (2nd post). G

  rawprawn 18:52 07 Feb 2011

Thanks, OK got it.

  robin_x 20:05 07 Feb 2011

Ultimate Windows Tweaker/Personalisation/Start Menu Items scroll window.

Turn on/off lots of stuff.

I consider this very small prog a 'must have'

click here;3

Note: Apply settings for each page if you make changes or they are lost.
Ignore reboot requests until ready.

  Uboat 23:03 07 Feb 2011

no need to dl any software guys!!

just search for the "Start Menu" and go to "Network"
my W7 is NOT Personalized its just a normal setup!!

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