Forum discussion tagged with Explorer.exe.
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    Question Need help permanently removing explorer.exe (WR64.SYS) virus ?

    So everytime I open up my pc my CPU is running at 100% usage and it goes back down to just a few percent whenever I open up task manager (so a virus that hides itself is what that is surely). The process causing this is Explorer.exe and I've found that if I can go go to the details of that...
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    [SOLVED] Explorer.exe high idle CPU usage

    Hello everyone, I have been dealing with this problem for months now, and I really hope you guys can help me out! Problem The process "explorer.exe" is using extremely high CPU resources on select threads continuously. Upon starting the computer, I have monitored abnormally high temperature...
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    Question High (~30%) CPU usage from explorer.exe

    Hi, Lately I've been having this issue of explorer.exe having very high CPU usage (~30%), restarting explorer.exe fixes this - temporarily - I want to fix this permanently, I've already done a few things, here's what i've done so far: Create new User account to see if CPU usage still high - it...
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    Question Windows Explorer (explorer.exe) crashing after booting Windows.

    Aight, making this in my last hope of trying to fix this **** [Moderator edit to remove profanity. Remember that this is a family friendly forum.] problem. So, these recent days I've been using my old laptop and it was doing fine, until a few days ago. Whenever I boot Windows 10, It goes...
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    Question HDR causing explorer.exe to have high CPU usage

    So I recently bought a 2k, 144hz, HDR monitor to have as my main monitor, and it seems that whenever i have HDR enabled, after a period of time, maybe 5 minutes, explorer.exe goes from usual CPU usage around 1% to having 20% give or take some. After disabling HDR after around 5 minutes...
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    [SOLVED] No desktop on startup. Black screen with cursor!!

    Hi guys.. So I am having this problem and I have tried EVERY solution I can find on the web and nothing will fix it. When I start up my pc it refuses to load the desktop! It shows a black screen with a working cursor and thats it. However everything is till working fine. I can get it to load up...
  7. [SOLVED] A specefic apllication crash explorer.exe

    Hey, i need help because today i downloadded radeon software so i an upgrade my graphic card bur for some reason every time i right click on it or double click epxlorer.exe crash
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    [SOLVED] Factory reset killed my laptop

    Hello everyone, So I've had this laptop (Asus Zenbook UX430U) for about 2 years, rarely using it for the past 1,5 years. I'm starting a new project with it so I wanted to give it a factory reset to get rid of anything I won't need. So that's what I did but when I powered it on afterwards it...
  9. ToxicThing

    Question Explorer.exe not starting on start-up

    Okay, I've been having this problem for a while now. I don't know when it started exactly, but it's very frustrating. The thing is, when I log-in into my account, I get black screen and cmd open. I type "exit" into cmd, then ctrl+alt+del and get into task manager. From there, I manually open...
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    Question explorer.exe (Hp Pro Book 430 g1) Windows 10

    My Laptop. (Hp ProBook 430 g1) Launched and a black screen and average keybinds dont work And i need help please
  11. Marshall Hurtado

    Question Explorer.exe causing methodical CPU spikes

    I've been trying to pin-down this issue I've been having for months and I finally think I have, yet I'm unsure how to fix it. I had thought I was having some kind of hardware fault but ruled out every single component through process of elimination with my old parts as all components are...
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    Waiting for connections

    Chtome cast jnstalled but says waiting for connections
  13. JoeMomma

    Windows 10 Creators Edition is messing with my PC.

    TL;DR: I sorta got it working after I kludged, fixed and did work-a-rounds of everything that could go wrong did go wrong, but I shouldn't have to. My PC was always plug and play until last week. Windows 10 Creators Edition v1709 installed on 1/07/18. I have been looking for bugs, but all them...
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    trouble with my dell inspiron computer. cant get on the internet

    using window 8.1 isn't there a system key?
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    To replace stock cooler or not?

    Hi We are building a pc and are considering adding an aftermarket cpu cooler. We have an Intel i5-4590 processor, an ASRock Z87 Pro3 MBoard and a NZXT Source 210 Elite case. I have looked at a LOT of replacement coolers and am leaning toward a liquid cooler. This is simply because in my...
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    MSI GTX 970 Warranty

    Hello! I've been considering swapping my MSI GTA 970's fans for a NZXT G10 liquid cooler. I know that MSI's warranty is voided from taking out parts, but I've purchased an additional warranty from Microcenter, will this warranty be voided as well?
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    Video Camera for Regular & Slow Motion of indoor Basketball

    Hello all, I am a novice who will tape my sons basketball games for college recruiters. I was thinking that the 1080p at 120fps was my goal (for high quality slow motion) but I read that you lose resolution going from 60 to 120fps. This sounds contradictory to this novice. The GoPro Hero 4...
  18. armantaxi

    Memory (RAM) Error in Photoshop CS5

    Hi... * System : - CPU : Intel E5300 - GPU : Power Color Radeon HD 5450 1Gb - Mainboard : Elite Group G41 - Ram : Apacer 2Gb - PSU : 450 Watts -...
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    What PSU please?

    Hey guys... i am looking for quick answer... I am thinking about new gaming rig.... What psu do i need ? "Be quiet! Pure power L8 500W" - Is it enough please? Gpu: Msi N760 oc CPU: i5-4670K Thank you in advance