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Explorer.exe crashing?

Postby Enigma » Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:29 pm

Don't know if this is the right section :<.

But on to the problem, T'was ripping some footage and suddenly explorer.exe stopped working, So it crashes every 5-10 seconds.
Here is the log if it happens to server any importance.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: explorer.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18164
Application Timestamp: 4907e242
Fault Module Name: quartz.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.6.6001.18063
Fault Module Timestamp: 4812e26d
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00013c3c
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 40d4
Additional Information 2: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79
Additional Information 3: 40d4
Additional Information 4: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79

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Re: Explorer.exe crashing?

Postby Emotive » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:23 pm

Try uninstalling ffdshow if you have it installed. Shit made my explorer crash countless times while doing video-related stuff.
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Re: Explorer.exe crashing?

Postby Enigma » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:56 pm

Aswell, Aperantly Rundll32.dll stops working with Explorer.exe aswell.

Emotive@Dont have FFDShow, From some research i've done aperantly it has something to do with WMP, Don't know what i could be.
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Re: Explorer.exe crashing?

Postby Qyot27 » Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:23 pm

quartz.dll is the VFW controller, if I recall correctly. Are you trying to view a directory in Thumbnail view? Frequently the thumbnail cache on Windows is a source of crashing (with or without ffdshow*; sometimes it does it with HuffYUV, I think Lagarith has even done it to me a couple times). In Folder Options, you can tell Windows not to cache them.

*which I have zero problems with anyway; I wonder how old the builds are (or what other environmental factors there are) when people talk of ffdshow screwing things up for them. Because I've never had that happen to me, and I've used it for years, making sure to keep it updated.
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Re: Explorer.exe crashing?

Postby Enigma » Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:34 am

Never mind y'all, Problem fixed :up thanks for the recommendations Emotive, Qyot.
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