Windows Explorer Error

By cyberwaste
Sep 11, 2009
  1. Hi,

    Whenever I browse the drives on My Computer, I keep getting the following error " Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.". It invariably closes the explorer window.

    Clicking on the details of the error, I get this:
    Error Signature
    AppName: explorer.exe AppVer: 6.0.2900.2180 ModName: xvid.dll
    ModVer: Offset: 0003683b

    Could you please help me with this?

  2. MaXtor

    MaXtor TS Booster Posts: 149   +39


    Have you tried uninstallng the Xvid codec? If that fixes the problem, then you can go ahead and try reinstalling it, or find another codec package. I use the K-Lite Codec Package, you can find it here:
  3. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

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