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Explorer.exe won't work

By yaoyuan4
Oct 18, 2006
  1. When I start my computer,it goes through all the loading process.then stuck in the backgroud screen, no desktop or toolbar shows up. I check the task manager, though explorer.exe is loaded already. I turn it off and start it again.
    everything loads finally, but the computer will hang up after a while .
    what's the problem with this?
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

  3. yaoyuan4

    yaoyuan4 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I tried.but it doesn't work
     
  4. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 900   +15

    you mean when you start your pc the explorer.exe is runnin but there's no toolbar and icons etc? or either you must restart explorer.exe in order to get all the icons on? it happens to me and wxp need few seconds before entering your password so that the explorer can load up properly. if not clean install is expected..
     
  5. triiifashions

    triiifashions TS Rookie Posts: 129

    sound like a cluttered startup

    you can goto run,regedit

    turn everything off and see how it boots then

    then u will know what it is even turning on one thing at a time as a last resort
     
  6. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    Don't you mean msconfig?

    Booting into safe mode is the faster option to determine if its a software fault. then if it is software then you can disable things in msconfig to a "Diagnostic Startup" mode then reboot, check its working, then enable a checkbox, reboot check repeat. Its time consuming but at least you can find out what the cause is so you can aviod it or work around it later on..
     
  7. triiifashions

    triiifashions TS Rookie Posts: 129

    or that ??
     
  8. yaoyuan4

    yaoyuan4 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thx all, solved
     
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What exactly solved your problem?
     
  10. yaoyuan4

    yaoyuan4 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hmm..i just went to safemode, and disable some thing in msconfig..
    and the computer went fine.
     
  11. triiifashions

    triiifashions TS Rookie Posts: 129

    well i was close
     
  12. alidabiri

    alidabiri TS Rookie Posts: 441

    dude,
    you should be careful about telling people to go to regedit and clear everything. that's taking a pot shot approach to a definite problem. if you don't know what a user should do, please stop sending them on a fishing trip.
     
  13. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    I think he meant msconfig instead of regedit... Clearing the registry would definitely clear ALL problems, including having a working system :)
     
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