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Old 05-13-2006, 09:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default (Win XP) Serious Explorer.exe problems

Okay heres the situation... I lent my computer to my sister who knows next to nothing about virus protection or anything like that and so she comes home for the summer and I decide I want some pictures that I have stored on there so I open up the folders and stuff and im going along just fine until...

I can't open any folders at all, so i'm just like oh well let me end explorer.exe and restart it from the task manager... I end it, try to start it back up... It comes up for a second and then it disappears.

Then so I just try to restart, but no, I get an Unmountable Boot Volume error. So I pop in the installation disk that I got for my new computer because the old one is gone somewhere and install windows into a different folder on the same partition (Only have one partition and wanted to keep my data)

I run chkdsk /r and try to open up the old windows installation... Viola it works... until... Still NO explorer.exe capabilities, any idea what is up with this?

I would try system restore but i'm afraid it might reverse the chkdsk. Any help?

Edit -

Solved by running system restore, got rid of the parameters for dual boot but it opens explorer.exe wooo **** yea lol

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Old 05-13-2006, 09:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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system restore saves the day yet agian!

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Old 05-13-2006, 09:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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what do you mean explorer opens......
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