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Windows Explorer keeps crashing/restarting

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    Windows Explorer keeps crashing/restarting

    Alright, well, this is how it happened; I saw a video of someone I subscribed to on YouTube, and he posted a video about a 'God Mode' folder, and it was real, except he forgot to put '32 bit only'.., so what it was was you had to made a new empty folder on your desktop, and rename it something like 'GodMode.{J74H37858G83E453E4G74C}' but right after I did, the folder disappeared, and Windows Explorer kept restarting about every 5-10 seconds, and I was just lucky I had another user on this computer which does still work. But I really need that first account back (it was the administrator account). So yeah, any thoughts on this would be helpful.

    *Also, I forgot to note that Safe Mode doesn't work either; the screen just keeps flashing black every 5-10 seconds, which is obviously still the Windows Explorer.

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    Re: Windows Explorer keeps crashing/restarting

    Can you do a repair install with the DVD?

    Repair Install For Vista

    You can also choose to go to system restore while in the repair console

    This will show a screen shot of System Restore from the repair console

    Startup Repair

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    Re: Windows Explorer keeps crashing/restarting

    Alright, I'll be sure to do that. Thanks.

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    Re: Windows Explorer keeps crashing/restarting

    Wishing you the best of luck. Report back. If I am not here, others may answer. If not Ill answer tomorrow. It much later here than where you are.

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    Re: Windows Explorer keeps crashing/restarting

    Hello Brood619,
    The problem is in your registry, and it looks like your not the only one to miss the x64Bit warning.
    Follow the link and you will find a solution to your problem, it seems quite easy to fix. (backup your registry first, just to be safe).

    Vista 64 bit God Mode windows explorer crash GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}? - Yahoo! Answers

    You may want to download this free app, to sort your registry when finished.

    CCleaner - Download Backup Your Registry When Prompted.

    Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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