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Explorer keeps crashing

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  • Explorer keeps crashing

    I've started to have an annoying problem in Win 10. For the past few days, File Explorer has started acting up - just stopping and not responding. I've updated my drivers, uninstalled unneeded ones. However, it's still been crashing.
    However, it's still been crashing. Is there a fix?

  • #2
    Have you tried doing an sfc /scannow in an elevated Command Prompt (or Powershell)
    (Use as an Administrator)
    I assume this is Windows 10?
    Last edited by Ex_Brit; 01-31-2020, 04:18 PM.
    Toronto, Canada
    Windows 10 Professional x64
    Still using the last genuine
    Alienware ALX x58 R2 !


    • #3
      The root cause is a Windows 10 bug where File Explorer crashes when long file names are included in a search result. The steps for the workaround are:
      Last edited by jnsfan101; 02-17-2020, 01:28 PM.