Infinite loop of explorer.exe crashes
Friday, March 23, 2007 at 11:48 am
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Posted by qroberts
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So I was downloading some mpeg videos today I got the message "explorer.exe has generated
errors and needs to close". I was given the option to restart explorer or see an
error report. I chose restart and within 2 secs the error had popped up again. In
fact no matter what I did the error kept popping up very quickly. When the error
is displayed the only function I have access to is task manager but I cannot run
The error message details listed a program named something like mpeg-splitter. I
booted onto my XP install and removed the unfinished mpegs I had started downloading
and went back to the download site to see if the download would generate the same
error in XP. They dl'ed just fine. I did note that they were quicktime formatted
and I recall that there were some godawful glitches with XP and quicktime movies.
With the unfinished dl files removed, the same error was generated endlessly in nl
boot and in all the safe-mode options except cmd prompt.
So in essesnce, I can't system restore because there isn't a previous point (not
sure why, I told it to make restore points), I don't have repair options because
I don't have backups and I really would rather not clean install because it's a pain
to put all the programs back and there's no way to tell that this won't just happen
again as soon as I do.
Anyone else run into this problem?
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