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File Explorer Crashes or Stops Responding

Symptoms: When you open File Explorer it blocks / crashes / stops responding

How to fix it:

  1. Right click on File Explorer / Open a folder from the history (Example Pictures)

  2. Go to File / Change Folder and search Options 

  3. Un-check “Show recently used files in Quick access” and “Show frequently used folders in Quick Access
  4. Click on Clear

  5. Click on OK 



Updated on January 2, 2019

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