Windows Explorer hang error

By meyvista
Dec 24, 2009
  1. Hi;
    Few days back I started having the error "Windows Explorer stopped working". The desktop restarts and works usual. I thought that it was a virus. So I downloaded another Anti-virus (Avira) that can run along with McAfee. I made sure that I had latest updates and did a full system scan with no luck. The problem still exist and is very annoying. Can you help please.

    I got these errors from the error log:

    Log Name: Application
    Source: Application Hang
    Date: 12/22/2009 5:39:01 PM
    Event ID: 1002
    Task Category: (101)
    Level: Error
    Keywords: Classic
    User: N/A
    Computer: Khaled-PC
    The program Explorer.EXE version 6.0.6002.18005 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Problem Reports and Solutions control panel. Process ID: 1054 Start Time: 01ca8283efadf2c9 Termination Time: 0
    Event Xml:
    <Event xmlns="http">
    <Provider Name="Application Hang" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="0">1002</EventID>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2009-12-22T14:39:01.000Z" />
    <Security />
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Internet Explorer 6.2?
    What is the rest of your hardware, and installed software?
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