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    Unable to Copy/Paste any files due to error showing “Windows explorer has stopped working”

    Whenever I try to copy/paste some files in my hard drive, it just takes a long time and after sometime it says “Windows explorer has stopped working”. Can you tell me why this is happening? How to fix this problem? Is there any way?

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    Deepu Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2012

    Re: Unable to Copy/Paste any files due to error showing “Windows explorer has stopped working”

    If you have installed any update of windows then if it is not installed properly then also the problem "Windows explore has stopped working" arises.in this case you need to back up the system.
    1)[FONT=Verdana]Click start and click All Programs and click Accessories ; click System tools and in system tools click System Restore. The System Restore user interface should appear. [/FONT]
    2)click next and restore points appears and select the desired restore point before problem occurred click next.
    3)Now the Restore proccess starts and your system will automatically restarts and now your system runs fine.
    Thank You

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    firefox Array
    Join Date
    Jun 2012

    Re: Unable to Copy/Paste any files due to error showing “Windows explorer has stopped working”

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    dear friend,

    There are many possible reasons behind this type of error.

    Some software or the some system files may be corrupted.

    Open the Run window by pressing Windows key+R together & type cmd in the edit field-then hit enter.

    It'll open the command prompt.

    Type sfc /scannow & press enter.

    Wait until the checking process get finished.

    Then use system repairing tool to take action against the corrupted sectors.

    If this doesn't work then go for system repair.

    Insert a bootable windows OS DVD in the drive & restart your computer.

    then press any key to boot from DVD.

    Set the language, currency & the local time.

    Select the drive where you've installed the OS.

    Then press R to repair your OS.

    Proceed & wait until the process terminates itself.

    It'll auto restart itself after the process & hope your problem will get solved now.

    If you see further problem then fully format the OS & re-install it again.

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    S_DABAS Array
    Join Date
    Aug 2012

    Re: Unable to Copy/Paste any files due to error showing “Windows explorer has stopped working”

    Firstly run a system file check to verify and repair your system files.
    start>search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow
    It may need to be run up to three times before successful
    This error can be caused by many things, including software conflict, or a file in the OS becoming corrupted.
    Way to install it is probably to do a repair install from the win 7 dvd. *It only "affects" the OS files so your data should be safe.

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    heemanshubhalla Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2012

    Re: Unable to Copy/Paste any files due to error showing “Windows explorer has stopped working”

    To resolve this issue you need to determine what is causing Windows Explorer to stop working

    Method 1 :-

    Update your current video driver

    Outdated or corrupt video drivers can cause Windows Explorer to stop working. Downloading and installing the latest video driver can solve many of these issues

    Method 2 :-

    Run System File Checker (CFS) to check your files

    Use System File Checker to scan your PC for missing or corrupt files. To do this, follow these steps:

    1. Click Start, and then type cmd in the Search box.
    2. In the results area, right-click cmd.exe, and then click Run as administrator. You may be prompted to type the password for an administrator account.
    3. Click Continue if you are the administrator or type the administrator password and then, click Continue.
    4. At the command prompt, type Sfc /scannowand then press ENTER.

    Method 3 :-

    Scan your PC for Virus or Malware infections

    Virus and Malware infections can cause problems with application performance. Use your favorite antivirus software to scan for any infections that might be hiding on your PC

    Method 4 :-

    Start your PC in Safe Mode to check for startup issues

    Start your PC in Safe Mode and see if you can reproduce the error. After starting your PC in Safe Mode, work as you normally do and perform the same actions that you perform when getting the error. If you still receive the error in Safe Mode, then follow the steps to do Clean Boot troubleshooting.

    Method 5 :-

    Start your PC in a Clean Boot environment and troubleshoot the issue

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