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Explore.exe, application error, memory could not be written

My computer has crashed two weeks ago; I have used HP (the hardware provider) recovering CD to do the full recovering that completely reinstalled the windows and other sw. Just one day, I received messages which I did receive them before that caused crash: Explore.exe Application error "The instruction at 0x77f16ad4 referenced memory at 0x77f16ad4 The memory could not be written" This happened when I use shift key in certain program such explore or outlook. Last time this happens for couple of weeks, and it getting more and more messages, then I click on close or it auto closed the programs. Then the PC stopped function, it could not do anything. I researched this problem online, seems like many people had the same problem but I could not find solution. I am afraid this will continue and my PC will crash again. I have seen this problem online but never seen anyone had solution. Microsoft support said it is the memory module problem. If that is the case, is there a hot fix or patch can do instead change hw? Please help!

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Re: explore.exe, application error, memory could not be...

This is probably relating to explorer which is your desktop display for a specific programme. Explore as you say, or do you mean internet explorer, if so download updates for windows. It could also refer to a virus, so when you reinstalled did the recovery cd format the drive first then install or just install over the top of the original installation. If it did format first then it will not be virus. The system crash will be because the system is probably using up all the remaining memory.

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Hello Mclauwers,
0x00000000 mean "Divide by zero error"
Divide by zero error A divide by zero is caused when a DIV instruction is executed and the divisor is 0. Memory corruption (or other hardware problems) or software failures can cause this.

To resolve this issue, use the appropriate method:
  • If either software or hardware can cause a particular trap, a debug is required to determine which is the cause. If you suspect a hardware problem, try the following hardware troubleshooting steps:
    1. Test the RAM in the computer by running the diagnostic software that is provided by the computer manufacturer. Replace any RAM that is reported as bad. Also, make sure that all the RAM in the computer is the same speed.
    2. Try removing or swapping out controllers, cards, or other peripherals.
    3. Try a different motherboard on the computer.
  • If you are over clocking the speed of your processor, set it back to the speed at which it is designed to run.
  • Check with the hardware vendor for any updated hardware drivers or BIOS updates, or both.
For more information on processor faults, consult an Intel processor reference manual.

Also use a system utility tool like RegInOut to fix registry & different operating system errors.

Jan 04, 2012 | HEWLETT-PACKARD t5740e WES7 4G2G WIFI TC

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Application popup: svchost.exe - Application Error : The instruction at "0x745f2780" referenced memory at "0x00000070". The memory could not be "read". Help me to rectify this...

this is a common error if you try to install a new memory card or if you are infected by a virus. if you tried to install/upgraded a new memory card. these are the thing you need to consider - memory card is not properly installed to the memory slot - memory card is not compatible to the system - if you added a new memory card it means that there is a conflict between the old and new memory card
if you did not install/upgraded a new memory card. these are the things you need to consider - you are infected by a worm/virus. try updating your system by installing system updates. install antivirus software - you might install a software that is having an issue with the memory installed in your system. - Operating system is corrupted need to reinstall the OS. - hardware failure try to check first the memory card then hard disk. or just contact local technician.

May 09, 2011 | Intel PC Desktops

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The Screen stays blue I have no icons start menu I cant access the control panel there is an error message that says explorer.exe application error 0xc0000005 I cant restore the system but if I access Task...

just get into safe mode by pressing f8 , then click the command prompt from the start menu or if you dont get the start menu press ctrl+alt+del key to get the task manager and go to file and click new task run the command prompt from there. Then in the command prompt type sfc scannow it will ask for the win xp cd for xp and for vista or 7 it automatically scans and fixes the system file errors.Let me know if still the errors are there.

Jul 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Werfault.exe -application error\r\n

You can try to disable this service by following the below steps:
Step 1: Open your computer's Control Panel by selecting "Start" > "Control Panel" from your computer's Start menu.
Step 2: Choose the "System and Maintenance" > "Problem Reports" menu option from the Control Panel menu.
Step 3: Select "Change Settings" > "Advanced Settings" from the Problem Reports program menu and turn off the automatic problem reporting feature in Windows.
Step 4: Exit the Problem Reporting application by selecting "File" > "Exit" from the File menu. Werfault.exe will now only run on your computer in the event of a catastrophic application problem.

If disabling the application does not work, y
ou should keep in mind that many malware programs can show up on your system as seemingly legitimate files by using file names that are very similar to those of legitimate files. Whenever you are in doubt about a particular file, always scan your system for viruses.

Jun 10, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4400 PC Desktop

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Cmd.exe application error

Hi there,

Check out the below link to know the error -

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Jul 19, 2009 | Acer PC Desktops

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"0x71ab6a55" reference memory 0x71ab6a55 couldn't be written, Error comes during using internet explorer. If I press, ok" then the explorer window get closed & other applications are not working...

Run a SCANDISK on the hard drive. That is referencing a drive sector, so by running a scandisk it will attempt to solve the errors and block the sector from being used.

Scandisk can be found by right-clicking the C: drive in MY COMPUTER then choosing TOOLS. Checkthe drive for errors. When you ge the YES/NO option box to run it when you reboot tell it YES and then reboot the PC.

Jun 19, 2009 | HP Media Center m7250n (ED842AA) PC...

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Windows explorer has stopped working

Well if it continues to crash then theres a bigger problem
but a way to make it recover if the EXPLORER.EXE crashes is to hit

New task
Then type Explorer.exe and it should reload itsself and be back to normal
i also suggest running a scan with Ad Aware 2008 just in case wat u downloaded could by spyware

Oct 18, 2008 | PC Desktops

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My system did an automatic update. Now I get a message that says that my backweb-137903.exe has been moved and so my HP center does not load. I looked for the file but it is not present on my PC. I also...

This error message probably occurred, because a spyware removal application incorrectly detected the Updates from HP Connections or Compaq Connections client software (developed by BackWeb Technologies), as spyware and improperly removed it. Since only part of the client software was removed, the errors displays because the software cannot fully open when Windows starts. Updates from HP or Compaq Connections is a messaging service that comes pre-installed on HP and Compaq desktop computers. The service provides product notices, support updates, tips, and special offers specifically for your model of HP or Compaq PC. If you no longer want to use Updates from HP or Compaq Connections, HP or Compaq Connections can be uninstalled through Add/Remove programs. If you still want to use HP or Compaq Connections to receive information regarding your PC, complete the following steps: CAUTION: Performing a System Recovery replaces system files and original software with the files that originally came with the PC. This process may move or remove certain files, like those stored in My Documents. Before performing a System Recovery backup important files and the files stored in the My Documents folder.Be prepared to reinstall software that was not originally included with the PC. You will also need to reconfigure an Internet Connection and obtain all critical Windows Updates, Virus definition updates, and anti-spyware updates. To resolve this error, reinstall the Updates from HP/Compaq Connections client software by performing a standard recovery:
  1. Remove all connections from the PC except keyboard, mouse, monitor and power cable. If any internal hardware such as a video card, or sound card has been added, they should be removed or disconnected.
  2. Restart the computer and press the F10 repeatedly after the logo screen appears.
  3. Click Next when prompted.
  4. Read and respond to the screens to recover the computer.
After the computer is recovered and you have completed the setup, you can do any of the following items to prevent the error message from displaying:
  • Adjust the settings in the spyware removal application to bypass the Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software.
  • You can uninstall the Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software before using your spyware removal application: Uninstall Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software by clicking Start , Control Panel , Add/Remove Programs , Updates from HP/Compaq Connections , and clicking the Remove button. NOTE: If you remove the Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software, you should visit the product support page for your PC model, HP Support and Drivers Search , for the latest information and software updates.
HP does not consider HP or Compaq Connections spyware software. If spyware removal software detects BackWeb as spyware and you would still like to remove HP or Compaq Connections, it should not be removed through the Spyware removal software. Instead, uninstall BackWeb using Add/Remove Programs as shown above.

Oct 05, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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