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Explorer crash everytime I open Control Panel in W2k-SP4.

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Explorer crash everytime I open Control Panel in W2k-SP4.

Postby Kephren » Thu Mar 11, 2004 2:20 am

Please help!. I really don´t know what to do, every time I open the Control Panel using any possible way, explorer crash and restart and I can´t access Control Panel. My Operative System is Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4 and all de WindowsUpdate patches installed.


Postby alorbach » Thu Mar 11, 2004 11:15 am

hwo does the crash look like?
Can you may make a screenshot, or write some more details about it?
Do you have any kind of Software installed that alters the windows desktop? Software like Window blinds or Style XP.
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Postby J » Tue Apr 27, 2004 10:38 pm


happens to me too

Postby bekifft » Sun Aug 08, 2004 8:59 pm

im running windows xp with all patches installed and same thing happens to me.

Postby Tom » Sat Aug 14, 2004 2:26 am

Same thing happens to me. Windows XP Pro, all patches installed. No skinning programs or anything, only started after I upgraded from Home to Professional. I just found the relevant .cpl applets and made shortcuts to them.

Postby alorbach » Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:04 pm

Do you have NVidia based gfx card?
If yes do you have NVIEW enabled whichis part of the nvidia driver package?
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Postby Guest » Tue Sep 07, 2004 1:01 am

I do and yes.. i assume there is a problem there.
If I open the control panel in a small window so only the first icons appear it dosent crash. But if I expand the window it crashes.

Are you saying its the NVIEW icon\program that crashes it?
In that case how do I fix it?

Postby Guest » Tue Sep 07, 2004 1:14 am

Ok.. I searched the web and found a possible fix.

this might help ou aswell.

Postby alorbach » Tue Sep 07, 2004 2:38 pm

The nView component can be very buggy and can cause explorer or other components to crash.
If you expierience strange things I would recommend disabling nView, it helped in my case ;)
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well maybe.................

Postby Speedy » Wed Sep 15, 2004 11:45 am

I have had a similar problem, just my explorer crashed whenever i clicked a file or e´wanted to rename anything within the explorer.

The problem was a Shell running from Webroot's Spy Sweeper, I disabled it and everything i good now.

use it, sort after "type=context menu", and disable one by one until your problem is gone.

Driver Aopen not work correctly

Postby xanxullo » Mon Oct 04, 2004 3:42 pm

I have had a similar problem with Windows 2000 Server and all patches installed. My graphic card is Aopen Aeolus FX5200-DV256 and last driver from Aopen is ver 66.1.
I have installed the last driver from Nvidia's web and the control panel works fine already.

using ShellExView and disable T2BHO class, it works.

Postby roc999 » Thu Dec 09, 2004 4:46 pm

Thanks to ShellExView


Postby cya2 » Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:29 pm


Postby Guest » Thu Jul 14, 2005 9:31 pm

thanks kya2

your post save us from a lot of troubles.

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