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Windows Explorer pauses or stops working

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Hooking up the company laptop to my private network, always result in pausing (or crashing) Windows Explorer.  Apparently, the installed network drives are causing the problems.

Try the following to fix this (=delete the available network drivers from your system):

1. Start a command prompt

2. Type ‘net use * /d’.  Press ‘Y’ to confirm deletion

3. Fixed (in my case, the network drives are pushed)

Written by Michael

March 11, 2009 at 9:32 pm

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How to: Bypassing the Automatic Updates settings …

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One of our VPC’s is running with Windows Update set to Automatic.   Although the options are disabled (set through an logon script?), we wanted to change (the reason why is less important) it to Notify me…

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Written by Michael

July 26, 2007 at 12:51 pm

Posted in Virtualization, Windows