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Explore won't open in Vista (not IE, I mean windows file explorer)

Here's how to reproduce the problem:

1) Startup the computer from shutdown state.
2) Boot into Windows Vista, login as myself
3) Right-click on Start, click explore
4) Wait.
5) Nothing. Ever. Happens.

It's like explore is hanging int he background. If I do something like a search then the explore window pops open behind it and works fine for the rest of the session.

Please help, thanks!

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Hi,

Most likely a damaged or altered registry entry. Clicks start and type
'regedit' and hit <enter>. Expand the keys at left to reach:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Click on this key, then locate the shell string in the right pane. Double
click it, replace the contents with just:

explorer.exe

Click ok, then close the registry editor and reboot.

This will resolve the issue.

Good Luck.

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