System mini-freezes on save/open dialogs

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Coldon, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. Coldon

    Coldon Guest

    I've been having some really annoying behaviour on my home machine
    running vista ultimate x64.

    My specs are: e8400, dfi p35 mobo, 4gb ram, 8800gtx, 4x 320gb in AHCI

    sometimes at random i'll get a system freeze for a few minutes when i
    use the file open/save dialogs, the dialogs appears empty no matter what
    folder i browse to and then explorer.exe freezes for a few minutes, all
    other applications continue to run perfectly, its almost as if explorer
    cant read a folder or something and locks up and then timesout before
    carry on.

    any idea what might be causing this?
    Coldon, Oct 12, 2008
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  2. Coldon

    Frank Guest

    Vista to freeze up?
    Hahahah...OUCH!!! You love to shoot yourself in the fool and then
    yell..."help I'm hobbled"!...LOL!
    You are the fool, fool!
    Frank, Oct 13, 2008
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  3. Coldon

    Flavius Guest

    go to

    check error messages in Application section - make sure especially on
    errors with explorer.exe...
    Flavius, Oct 13, 2008
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