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cmp1988, May 23, 2008 #3 cmp1988 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 18, 2008 Messages: 29 This problem doesn't happen in Safe Mode, now I'll have to find out what it is that's Yes, that's crucial in some cases. Correct the mispositioning with the controls on the monitor. Quite a few older firmware versions are incompatible with Wireless Zero Configuration, for example. useful reference

i dont have any malware in my comp, its a windows issue here. cmp1988, May 24, 2008 #8 cmp1988 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 18, 2008 Messages: 29 Ladies and Gents, I have the solution! Cannot install Windows XP with integrated Service Pack 2 One common reason is that the hardware requires special drivers, but the drivers provided with the hardware are obsolete and not yet It will tell you when it is finished. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/811113/list-of-fixes-included-in-windows-xp-service-pack-2

I loose my desktop icons, taskbar, tray and start menu. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If renaming fails at first, because the file on the disk is read-only, removing the read-only attribute may already cure the problem. This is obviously more risky and usually not necessary.

Troubleshooting Windows Firewall in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a7628646-131d-4617-bf68-f0532d8db131 Networking problems after installing Service Pack 2 Use the Windows Network Problem Solver If perusing the points below doesn't quickly If you cannot boot the computer at all, you have a few choices to try to rename the offending driver, then try to boot normally. Even though this may... I repeat, these steps will release some security settings enforced by Windo Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar

Case Closed. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Knowledge base article 873148 (with some additional notes inline and after): [Begin of obsolete KB article] You receive an "Access is denied" error message when you try to install Windows XP See this link for detailed information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135 << for Vista, but applies equally to XP, and better written.

You're most welcome for the help. I'm still tesing it.We'll see if it lasts.I wish I new what caused this fiasco so I can avoid it happening again. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 18, 2006 11:18 AM PDT In reply to: XP Pro SP2 Some of those items could have been dismissed from the get go with a complete Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That still leaves items I noted up for discussion.

  • You receive the following error message: Service Pack setup has failed.
  • We are sorry for the> inconvenience." The details show that ole32.dll is the guilty module.
  • Boot or shutdown problems after Service Pack 2 installation Reboot loop If your computer is set to reboot automatically after a blue screen crash, you may never get to see the
  • Had I known that I would just told you to try running IE in "no addons" mode and that would have have been the path to detection as well.
  • For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 256986 Description of the Microsoft
  • cmp1988, May 23, 2008 #6 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 What hardware do you have attached to the system that would be disabled in Safe Mode but not

These shell extensions are responsible for creating the options you'll see on the menu when you right-click a file using Windows Explorer. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/946758/windows-explorer-closes-and-restarts-on-systems-that-run-onecare-family-safety In other words, with only an OEM install CD, you run the small additional risk, should the SP2 installation go wrong, of either losing your installation and having to start all Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Windows Explorer crashes while searching This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Any solution to my problem is very welcome.

How To Reset Security Settings Back to the Defaults http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313222/ If you only want to reset the registry permissions, add this to the secedit command line: /areas REGKEYS Unfortunately Windows XP see here Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows Explorer crashes The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Remnants of Service Pack 2 may still cause some problems, warning and error messages in the system event log, but these should go away once you have successfully reinstalled Service Pack I decided to locate the "fixccs.exe" file in the temporary folder location of the Service Pack 2 (once extracted) and I renamed it to fixccs_back.exe.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Where I'm at now by breezy55417 / October 18, 2006 3:44 PM PDT In reply to: Kelly's Korner-Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar Well finally found your site and attempted disabling DEP in boot.ini and the system booted right up. It is an important upgrade and should be installed on all Windows XP computers. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-explorer/windows-explorer-crashes-when-in-thumbnail-view.html If the software is still running, run msconfig, select Startup and uncheck any line that starts such software, then reboot again.

At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each line: net stop cryptsvc ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 catroot2old net start cryptsvc exit Important: Do not rename the Catroot folder. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. windows explorer (explorer.exe) crashed and restarted automatically whenever i closed the last open window like mycomputer, documents, folders etc.

Answer the question in the next dialog box to get rid of the warnings.

Check for a fresh update and install that. It cannot hurt to add the surface scan option as well, but it takes longer. If you want only ping responses without file and printer sharing, click on the Advanced tab, then the ICMP Settings button. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 16, 2006 10:04 PM PDT In reply to: Windows Explorer crashes http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-7813-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=202316&messageID=2168274Your post is light on detail, so I'll just note this other discussion which applies.

It could be the next one, if the computer halts before its name is displayed. Privacy PolicyDesign by Andreas Viklund. It is not necessary and not recommended, because you really want this bit of security. Get More Info This happens every time that I click close on a Windows Explorer windows.

It finally worked after months of effort ... Particularly explorer.exe in my task manager would eat over 250 MB! To read about the details and to learn how to change the behavior back to the pre-SP2 state, please read the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article.