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Explore.exe will not open


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Christopss

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hey

Here is what happen. I was playing Quake Wars today and i had to go out so i turned my computer off. I went to go turn it back 2 or 3 hours later and now Explore.exe will not open.

Everything else sill works and i have been using Run from task manger to get around.

I also used Hijack this i don't know if it will help

Thanks to anyone that can help.

OS: Windows XP 3
Mainboard: Asus M3A32-MVP Deluxe
Ram: 4Gb DDR2
CPU: AMD Phenom 9850

Edited by Christopss, 26 July 2008 - 01:21 AM.

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How did you turn it off? Normal shutdown or did you pull the plug out?
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Normal Shut down. Start > Shut down. Then I turn off the power supply when windows has shutdown
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can you open your task manager? if so, click on new task and type explorer.exe
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I have done that all ready. It will open it task manger then close straight away
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I've been fighting a very similar issue..... fixed mine last night by running sfc /scannow , notice the space before the slash. Scan took 30 minutes but now all is well........ i have tried numerous sugestions prior to this one.
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I try sfc /scannow and no luck. Thanks for help people so far

Edited by Christopss, 28 July 2008 - 02:27 AM.

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