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Re: Error: "Windows explorer has stopped working" on Win7 Ultimate x64

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:17:04 +0200


On 18 April 2012 06:15, Greg S <ggs.pdl_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> After installing version windows explorer keeps shutting down
> and restarting at random. I've never installed SVN on this machine prior. I
> can be using any program, or not doing anything, and all of a sudden I'll
> get a popup message box "Windows Explorer has stopped working." which I
> cancel and then is followed by another "Windows Explorer is restarting...".
> Of course whenever this happens I loose my taskbar, start button, etc. etc.
> and have to wait 10 - 30 seconds while explorer spools back up.
> I wasn't even sure it was Tortoise because I wasn't actively checking
> anything in or out whenever it would happen. However when I uninstalled
> SVN, I didn't receive another occurrence. So I re-installed and it started
> happening again. I tried another build from November 2011 and it produced
> the same behavior. I installed on another laptop running windows 7
> professional (x64), and so far have NOT had a problem.
> Any tips on debugging this? It's some bizarre combination of things
> occurring. I did a number of internet searches and found nothing with the
> same situation. I used ShellExView to try and disable any SVN context menu
> settings and that didn't seem to have any effect.
> Any ideas on how I can install SVN and then enable or disable components
> to isolate exactly what might be occurring?
Do you have any other shell extensions installed? They could be the cause

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