Windows explorer is not responding

  tonyq 11:10 18 Jul 2010

My Toshiba laptop(Vista)about 3yrs old, as started to freeze with the following message "Windows explorer is not responding" and as to be restarted. It use to happen very occasionally, but is now happening more often. I have all windows updates,use,ccleaner,superantispyware and malwarebytes.
Suggestions as what to try please.

  rawprawn 11:21 18 Jul 2010

Try going to Internet Options> Advanced and press the Reset button. This will take it back to default settings.

  tonyq 12:29 18 Jul 2010

the "Windows Explorer" problem occurs even when not on line (I think).
Anyway I've reset as you suggested,so see how it goes.

  rawprawn 13:13 18 Jul 2010

I have to apologise I misread Windows explorer for Internet Explorer. I'm afraid I was very little help with that.
The only thing I could suggest for windows explorer is to run a system file scan which will check for any missing or corrupt files.
click here

  tonyq 14:30 18 Jul 2010

run a system file scan,did not find any problems.

  rawprawn 16:17 18 Jul 2010

Which version IE? if you are still using IE7 update to IE8

  rawprawn 16:18 18 Jul 2010

Please just ignore me today, I seem to have Internet Explorer on my mind all the time.

  lotvic 16:48 18 Jul 2010

from support
click here might help

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