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Windows explorer keeps shutting down if inactive.

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Go into the Control Panel and check out this category:
Power Options - See if your computer is set to shut down or enter standby mode at a specified interval. If you do not want it to, change the setting to an acceptable one. You will have options for time until the monitor turns off, the hard drive turns off, the system stands by and the system hibernates.

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Use these tips to fix Internet Explorer if it keeps closing Web pages.

Start by deleting your browsing history.
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Some of the files has been corrupted or deleted.There would be 3 options :-

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2.Install Windows again.
3.Use other browser like firefox, google chrome etc.

Thanks.

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