Sometimes when I start up my Dell Inspiron laptop 5100, explorer.exe uses all available CPU. By explorer.exe I mean the program that is like a file manager not Internet Explorer. Only way out is to shut the PC down and restart. I am using Windows XP with all updates installed. I also have Norton anti-virus on my PC. It only happens at start-up, not when I am working and have other programs running like a web browser, e-mail program or word processor. Is this a common problem?
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Click Ctrl+Alt+Delto get to Task Manager. Hold the Ctrl key, plus Hold the Alt Key then hitthe Del key while holding them.Once the task manager opens Clcik the Processes tab then click the Image NameColumn heading on the left to get them in alphabetical order. Scroll downand look for explorer.exe. If you see it click it to highlight it thenclick End Process.
Next, click the FILE tab at the very top left of the window and select New Task(RUN). When the Create New Task window opens type explorer.exe and pressok. Your start menu, task bar and desktop icons will start appearing andpopulating. if not that means a virus has hidden your files and folders.
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Installation Instructions Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for S5wua12i.exe
1.Click Download Now, to download the file. 2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop. 4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.
1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled S5wua12i.exe. 2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\r78742. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. Setup.exe) file can be found later. 3.The Self-Extractor window appears. 4.Click OK. 5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it. 6.Click the Start button and then click Run. 7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\r78742 in the Open textbox and then click OK. 8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
when the device is downloaded and it asks you to open it i believe it means for you to click or double click to open it
if it is a rar file or a zip file then you may need to install winrar or winzip to open these files
could you please have a look in your programs to see if there is an option to re install the bluetooth from there
have a look in
Dell recovery or installs
and have a look around there sometimes
we can re install application from here
I would like to inform you that, Adobe flash payer is not compactable with 64 bit Operating system. However, in 64 bit operating system you will get the 32bit and 64 bit internet explorer. Hence, I request you to use the 32 bit internet explorer and it will resolve the issue.
To use the 32bit and 64 bit operating system I request you to follow the below steps :
There are actually two shortcuts for Internet Explorer in the "All Programs" menu. Why two and what's the difference?
Here's the title of each and the exe's they run:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
Internet Explorer (64-bit)
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
The first one runs IE from the "Program Files (x86)" folder, this is the 32-bit version. The second one is the 64-bit version.
A task has been left behind by the Paretologic Program in the task
manager's files that is responsible for this annoying error..to fix
..go to START ..ACCESSORIES .. SYSTEM TOOLS ..click on ..SCHEDULE TASKS
and delete any tasks that concern Paretologic
You might have a case of spyware on your system! But that's a maybe! Its telling you "Explorer.exe not responding" message probably cause explorer.exe is busy! The reason i think its spyware is cause the problem started when you first connected to internet(spyware breeding ground)
Explorer.exe is the main Windows Shell (Start menu, desktop and so forth). When you log in to your computer, it starts and runs until either you log off or shutdown!
Try getting an anti-spyware solutions if you don't have one already! try AVG Anti-spyware, its pretty good! Install it, update it and do a scan.
If that doesn't help then I might need more information.
1.)Go to majorgeeks.com
2.)download this utility - HijackThis
3.)double click on it(it extracts)
4.)go to c:\program files\hijackthis\
Doubleclick on the Hijackthis.exe
5.)Click ok at the warning
6.)Click on Do A system Scan and Save a log file
7.)When the log file pops up in notepad, Select All, copy, and Post it back to this Post!
8.)Close the hijackthis!
Warning! Be careful with the hijackthis program! don't do anything else with it unless of course you know what you are doing!