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Question Programs/Folder windows sometimes close on opening

bnjgray

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Nov 23, 2018
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Hi,


I've been encountering this on/off issue whereby, occasionally If I try to open a program or navigate a folder, said item will close immediately on startup. A restart will fix this issue and I may go days or a week without it happening but, recently it has been daily.

Any suggestions?
 
check the hard drive with its manufacturer´s tool

check windows integrity
open the command prompt as administrator and type DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-open-an-elevated-command-prompt-2618088
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update/system-file-check-sfc-scan-and-repair-system-files/bc609315-da1f-4775-812c-695b60477a93


clean boot
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929135/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows

check the memory by running memtest.org usb autoinstaller (bootable USB flash drive)
 

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