Resolving Windows® Explorer Restart Problem
Is Windows Explorer on your system restarting frequently? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows operating systems are very popular. They are not only very low on system resources but also simple to use. Windows operating systems also come with many system utilities and default tools that help users work with the OS and keep it working at maximum possible efficiency. Windows Explorer is the default file browser utility on Windows operating systems. Windows Explorer allows users to view different files that are on the system and make modifications to them such as renaming files, relocating files, deleting files and so on. Windows Explorer is also very simple to use and there are no complicated procedures involved in using it. However, some users might face some problems when working with Windows Explorer. These include Windows Explorer restarting, Windows Explorer freeze, system restarting when Windows Explorer is used and so on. Windows Explorer restart problem is very common and the issue would even make fixing the problem difficult. The Windows Explorer on your system might be restarting because of reasons such as corruption of Windows Explorer system files, malware infections within the system, registry related problems etc.
Following details give users more information regarding tips to resolve Windows Explorer restart issue:
- Run antivirus program
- Resolve registry issues
- Repair system files
Run antivirus program
The Windows Explorer on your system might be restarting because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware cause problems by infecting important system files and then modifying their working characteristics. Malware cause such problems so that users would not be able to find out the location of the infection. This problem caused by malware can be resolved by running the antivirus program installed on the system (or using an updated malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware) and removing the infections.
Resolve registry issues
Windows-based operating systems have a database of information called registry. Registry contains important information regarding the working of the system and corruption or damage to the registry causing registry conflicts can result Windows Explorer restart issue. In this case, the problem can be resolved by resolving the registry conflicts within the system. This can be done by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software and removing unwanted registry clutters.
Damage to some of the system files of the OS might also lead to Windows Explorer restart issue. The damage might have been caused by external reasons such as malware or accidental deletion by users. The Windows Explorer restart issue caused by damaged system files can be only solved by repairing the system files. This can be done with the help of the default Windows OS repair tool and the installation disk of the OS. If the Windows Explorer crash issue has come up recently, users can also try restoring the system to a previous restore point to solve the issues.
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