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Windows Explore has an error and has to close


nissanalmera

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Hi,I have dell dimension desktop some 6 years old using good old xp sp3 I have recently encountered above message after loading usb flash drive [used different flash drives and different usb places]same result.Delete message and desktop goes blank for about 5 seconds and then returns with no problems apparent so far.Any suggestions to cause? Would be obliged

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Suggest you do a repair

Repair XP by replacing corrupt files Type

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html

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nissanalmera

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Thank you Fruit Bat for your prompt reply.I shall do this later and let you know.Thanks again

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nissanalmera

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Thanks Fruit Bat that seems to have done the trick.Thanks again

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