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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? that would make sense, since I have loads of videos on my HDD and thumb drive? Can you give us an idea as to the type of files (file extensions) and the typical size of the individual file(s) or the overall size of the groups of files Mar 4, 2008 at 11:36 PM #2 DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator Joined: May 20, 2004 Messages: 10,545 (2.28/day) Thanks Received: 1,384 I once had that with a folder, had to do with weblink

I had SP1 installed. Though, I noticed that most of the thumbs.db files were coming from one of the folders in my HDD, I am deleting that folder now... Download this and burn it to CD, it has all the hard drive diagnostic utilities plus many more besides. I've been having this problem trying to open avi files, so this tip is much appreciated. why not try these out

External Hard Drive Keeps Crashing Windows Explorer

It is an internal drive. Thanks again for the tip! Sound Card: Pioneer VSX-519V + Yamaha YHT-270 / sennheiser HD595/518 + bob marley zion's Power Supply: Corsair HX 750i (Platinum, fan off til 300W) Mouse: Logitech G403 + Func 1030 (G700s hellrazor and Zero Ice say thanks.

Open a run box, and type this: regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll It will prevent Explorer from trying to preview video files.Click to expand... solved Accessing shared buffalo external drive causes system crash Explorer crash when accessing property of USB drive 320gb HDD crashes windows explorer when trying to right or left click More resources I really don't want to format the drive as my laptop only has a 120GB HDD and I don't have any other storage medium that can store that huge content. Wd Diagnostics Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Explorer can crash on invalid data in such a folder if it tries to show previews or thumbnails. I had also read that it's not good to shut down or boot up PC with an external HDD connected. but I would just like to know a little bit more info about what and where I'm enabling and disabling features in Windows XP. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Mar 4, 2008 at 10:59 PM #1 Zero Ice New Member Joined: Feb 17, 2008 Messages: 25 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 2 Location: Central

He could not go to any of his external USB drives without Windows Explorer restarting. Seatools This doesn't affect other drives and Explorer doesn't crash when opening the D drive. Whenever I open the E drive, my Windows Explorer crashes. window.

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I am deleting all the thumbs.db files now. http://superuser.com/questions/399520/windows-explorer-crashes-when-opening-particular-drive You can shut off previewing, and it goes away. External Hard Drive Keeps Crashing Windows Explorer Yes but your motherboard would need to have USB 3.0 ports. Disable Explorer Thumbnails Thank you soooo much!

Mar 6, 2008 at 5:21 AM #4 Zero Ice New Member Joined: Feb 17, 2008 Messages: 25 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 2 Location: Central KY Can I do anything or give you When I uninstalled FFdShow, then restarted his computer, all drives load properly. Thanks again for the tip!Click to expand... It's an incompatibility problem with Windows 10 and 3ds Max 2016. External Hard Drive Causing Computer To Freeze

Stay logged in Welcome to Windows 10 Forums! that should reset the codecs in windows and solve the problems.Click to expand... Into the caddy I slot a 2TB bare drive that I keep for extra backup/archive purposes, and so is only ever used for an hour or two each month. http://mysqlzine.net/external-hard/laptop-hdd-shows-folders-but-no-files.html Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password?

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so many possible answers here on CNET if folks only take the time to look instead of asking the same question(s) over and over.VAPCMD Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back Quick test on drive 4 did not complete! I can't see it under "my computer" but it's showing up in device manager. Chkdsk When I try, it comes with an error and says: "The Module "shimgvw.dll" was loaded but the entry-point DllUnregisterServer was not found.

Once I ran that command, everything worked perfectly. http://www.xvidmovies.com/codec/ The rerun regsvr32 shimgvw.dll to get your views back. When I uninstalled FFdShow, then restarted his computer, all drives load properly. this content Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Set explorer to Detail view ...

I removed that, but it made no difference. This can be viewed in the Event Log along with any disk errors.. Thank you for the nice welcome, and I'm sorry for not being detailed with my issue. (Update, 3-10-16_11:19PM): I found out the cause of this issue. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

uninstall any codecs and codec packs you have (reboot!) and install either CCCP (the pack i use) or FFDSHOW on its own. Pressed the on/off button on the front of the drive and it asks to reformat it. Intersection of Set A and a set containing empty set A program that could buffer stdin or file more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal There was a DOS version on their website but it didn't say if it was compatible with Windows 7, only went up to vista.

Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions You're the man! wd external hdd not showing up in file explorer solved External HDD detected and can be safely removed but not showing on explorer solved Windows explorer not showing correct used space Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

I need help solving this riddle! as said by others, its a codec issue. I am running an Antivirus scan now, let's see what that says.Thank you Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Explorer.exe Crashes on Accessing Hard Drive. Hello Isaac and welcome to the forum.

Thats ENGLAND had this problem years ago and i found it was due to the avi files that were encoded with the Xvid codec. Reply With Quote April 2nd, 2012,10:29 AM #6 SuperSparks View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Join Date Apr 2000 Location Friern Barnet, London, England Posts 46,542 True enough. Any help much appreciated. I have done antivirus scanning & I'm doing anti-malaware scanning, but i don't think I would get lucky.

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