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Windows. "Stopped working"

tiddy30

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Has anyone had a problem with Windows Explorer.

I've had 3-4 tabs up, and then Windows stops working. Searches for a solution and closes. It then re-opens in Windows homepage.

Steve.:mad: :)
you could have a virus,there seems to be loads lately:mad: i have been runnin my anti virus on an hourly basis for the last few days cos i keep gettin pop ups.seems to be a prob with google search too.:confused:
 

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Hi Steve

Does Windows freeze completely? If mine crashes then I shut down and reopen I get an icon saying "Your last Windows session closed unexpectedly. Do you want to Restore it?"

The amount of horrible spam emails I have been recieving and having to delete lately is rising as well.

Ben
 

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you could have a virus,there seems to be loads lately:mad: i have been runnin my anti virus on an hourly basis for the last few days cos i keep gettin pop ups.seems to be a prob with google search too.:confused:
My anti-virus runs constantly, and has done since I installed it. It scans everything as I use it. It also updates hourly. It also does a full system scan everyday.(It takes 90 minutes)
Windows defender scans every day. Windows updates automatically.

Pop ups are blocked, and are only allowed when neccessary.

Could be a Vista problem.

Steve.:)
 

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Hi Steve

Does Windows freeze completely? If mine crashes then I shut down and reopen I get an icon saying "Your last Windows session closed unexpectedly. Do you want to Restore it?"

The amount of horrible spam emails I have been recieving and having to delete lately is rising as well.

Ben
Never had any spam at all. I had the same thing with windows last year, stopped using firefox, and up until recently no probs.

Steve.:)
 

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got another worm? better check
flower
No, it's not a worm. There was a conflict in my HP smart web printing program.
Just sorted it out. Hopefuly sorted now. No virus, worm, nor any other nasty.
Just a slight conflict in my program.
Just needed a small download from HP, that's Hewland Packard, not HP sauce.:biggrin: :biggrin:

Steve.:)
 

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No, it's not a worm. There was a conflict in my HP smart web printing program.
Just sorted it out. Hopefuly sorted now. No virus, worm, nor any other nasty.
Just a slight conflict in my program.
Just needed a small download from HP, that's Hewland Packard, not HP sauce.:biggrin: :biggrin:

Steve.:)
Stevie, thats HEWLETT Packard dearie. yuk yuk yuk :2fun:
 

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i have been using firefox for a while now and not had any probs but as soon as IE updated i had nothin but problems with it.I get pop ups even tho i have a pop up blocker on and running.i cant seem to get rid of them:mad:
 

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Hi steve,
How often are you doing a disc cleanup and defrag? i used to have this prob myself until i made it a weekly maintainance to defrag and disc cleanup, also have you checked how full your registry is?
sterico
 

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