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Windows Explorer problem

by lonecrow / July 22, 2005 5:46 AM PDT

The problem I'm having is when ever I try to rename or delete a file or folder in Windows Explorer a window pops up saying Windows has encountered a problem and must shut down followed by another window that says Dr Watson Debugger has encountered a problem and windows must shut down. Now just before this happened the only thing that might have caused this is I went into my Norton antivirus Quaranteen file and deleted the files from this folder. I'm thinking I'll probly have to reformat but if someone has another solution it would be greatly appreciated.
Thanx in advance

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