Monday, May 9, 2011

Windows Explorer has stopped working Error in Windows vista/windows7/Windows 2008 server

  Recently there are so many calls reported related to windows explorer crashing in windows vista/windows 7/ Windows 2008 server.Please try the below solutions and if any additional fix or solutions available please share with us.

Problem: The most annoying error messages in Windows Operating system are “Windows Explorer has stopped working” -  “Windows Installer has stopped working”.

Operating system: Windows vista,Windows 7/Windows 2008 server

Suggested Solutions;

  • Go to the Start button.
  • In the Search box, type “regedit” (without quotes) and press Enter.
  • Browse the following registry key: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\ SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions”.
  • On the right window pane, delete the subkey: “Machine Throttling”.
  • Reboot your computer.
Method 2:

In Administrator mode, At the command prompt, type “chkdsk /r /f” (without quotes) and press Enter. Restart the System.

Method 3:
 Incompatible Drivers installed while updating the Sound Card,Graphics Card, LAN Drivers etc. So Roll back the driver that you installed recently.It may also happen due to old drivers. Go the official download page for the respective hardware  to get the driver updated.

Method 4 :
  1. Press the key combination Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type gpedit.msc in the Run dialog and press Enter.
  3. In the Local Group Policy Editor navigate to
    Computer Configuration
    Administrative Templates System Internet Communication Management Internet Communication Settings.
  4. You would find a setting on the right hand side pane — Turn Off Windows Customer Experience Improvement program
  5. Double-click on this setting and choose Enabled and then click OK.
  6. Close the Local Group Policy Editor windows

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