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Explorer.exe is not responding

I am new to this so...I don't know what else to say but

The OS I am using is: Windows Vista Home Premium SP 1

It seems to happen alot when I change my volume with the nob on my netbook


What's going on?

Could malware be involved? I have Trend Micro Internet Security and Webroot spy sweeper and nothing has been detected

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my netbook

I've noticed this on my netbook too. However it comes back after a minute. It's done this for years.

Tell more.
Bob

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Well thanks anyways

Been surfing the web without messing with the volume. the problem hasn't occurred Happy

Is there no way to fix it though? Because it's slightly annoying.


"Tell more.Bob" What do you mean by that?

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Tell more story.

It's doubtful to me that it's a bug or defect. Netbooks are slower things, usually with just enough RAM to get the job done (slowly) and when the bigger browsers showed up many developed slower behavior.

It's not broke, just slow.
Bob

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Answer
Unresolved

You have a Windows Explorer shell extension that is developed by the Microsoft Foundation Class library (MFC). The shell extension is hosted in Windows Explorer. However, the Explorer.exe process stops responding (hangs) when you open Windows Explorer. This problem occurs because of a code defect in MFC. A security update fixes this issue. To download the update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package ATL Security Update. Unresolved Defect

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