Windows 10: File Explorer keeps crashing
I removed IDT audio and it worked for me - thanks!
I uninstalled IDT audio and my problem was solved! Thank you Soporifics!
I uninstalled IDT audio too and yay its sorted , but i had to do it through windows settings, system , apps and features , uninstall idt.
my control panel wouldn't stay open long enough to remove it the classic way .
I wish I'd read this thread earlier ! It describes exactly the problem my partner was having on her computer. I determined that IDT was the problem (Event Log called out IDTNc64.cpl), but the problem was that I couldn't find IDT to uninstall it. It didn't turn up in any list of Programs and Features, and the audio drivers were all MS. I did find it in the Start list, but disabling it there didn't fix the problem.
In the end I checked the Registry and found entries for IDT still there, including one for IDTNc64.cpl, which helped me to locate that file (in Windows/system32 folder). I simply renamed it IDTNc64.cpl.unused, and the problem immediately went away, even before a reboot. Mind you, it was touch and go - I had several attempts which failed because Explorer went down before I reached the file to rename it !
I haven't bothered to remove the Registry entries or any other IDT bits and pieces. We'll see how it goes.
I had the same problem, but noticed that the screen kept flickering so went to this site and have now solved my problem.
Troubleshoot screen flickering in Windows 10 - Windows Help
Hope this helps.
I had same issue. "this Pc" "file explorer "etc wouldnt open and would refresh screen.
I had apps set to 175% size for external display. When reduced to 150% I got file explorer working again. So weird.
Wow , i just did that (and plus changed the resolution from 2715x1527 to 1920x1080 just in case) and the file explorer worked again . It must be a new bug with the windows 10 update since I've searched everywhere on the internet and found nothing about it :|. It sucks having to face such minor mind boggling problems for each new update with a new OS , but at least after doing the usual fixes and luckily finding the problem here its all fine :P.
Go to View tab and click on Options > Change file and folder options
Then in the Change file and folder options, go to view
Turn on "Launch folder windows in a separate process"
it will solve your problem.. no need to uninstall any apps... keep good and rock
Hi Loius, I'm glad that worked for you.
Hi Mallik, cool, followed your steps and I've changed that setting! Thanks for the info
Omg thank you this worked for me
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