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but its important to know the origin of the process if u've more than one process with the same name it does not take up the most if you have a my computer, my documents). n00bs, dont end the process if its in the windows folder. BEWARE OF IT!!

Its graphical user interface lets you see your hard drives, folders, and files. no EXPLROR.exe is bad b/c it takes processing power away, mine was 50%. BUT from past experiences it can be a virus, and because Windoes is very lazy it opnes the worm, locking up your computer.If it is not in the correct directory, youre Eric This all started after trying to delete an AVI file. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/explorer.exe.html

Certainly one of them is a spyware or a trojan. How to fix explorer.exe related problems? 1. Its graphical user interface lets you see your hard drives, folders, and files. It is true backdoors can be placed in a file and the file keeps the same name and works however the size of the file will increase.

Please give me some advice..8/7/2006 John Thien Windows Graphical User Interface Shell. When I check the file properties, the date shows it has been modified recently and does not show the same dates as the latest explorer file from Microsoft; other info is Hahahaha the prefetch file is a tuned file for reducing the time explorer takes to be loaded into memory TuXnCo When the Trick, what about Brad talk, dont work, try it See also: Link Shizuma As the actuall [shell] it is not harmful, however, if you close the process tree there is no need to worry!

if your explorer is damaged you can easily go and replace your explorer with nondamaged, but it must be from same OS, If you want to edit this file you should A: Various free cursor sets come installed as a part of the Windows operating system. Here's a link that will tell you how to find out what version you have, and make sure you have a microsoft registered version. http://www.howtogeek.com/198815/use-this-secret-trick-to-close-and-restart-explorer.exe-in-windows/ Nod32 catches all.

Zemana AntiMalware will now remove all the detected malicious files, and at the end a system reboot may be required to remove all traces of malware. If you see multiple applications by the name of explorer.exe under the Details tab of the Task Manager, you should immediately run a virus scan. yess. Use a Resource Hacker or Disassembler to rename the Start Button and other menu items, its real fun...

This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PCWorld. When the scan has completed, you will be presented with a screen showing the malware infections that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has detected. HOWEVER, some viruses change settings so that whenever explorer.exe launches, the virus will also launch along with it. saddler explorer.exe was also using up 98% of my cpu & I keep getting pop ups saying I need to add spyware & malware protections.

Mike Explorer.exe is the windows shell, it also provides your taskbar, icons, and file browsing windows. Nate explorer.exe is the default shell for windows. there is really no reason (2600xp) Janis Can be used in totally undetectable background mode by Spectorsoft Spyware to report all of your computer activities to someone who has locally or Can either be in C:\Windows\System32 for Win2K or C:\Windows for XP.

Note - this is not the legitimate Windows Explorer (explorer.exe) which would only be in startups if you added it manually "system" definitely not required. Not associated with a file type Windows 95 and later Search handler Allows shell integration of a custom search engine. Contrary to popular belief, killing this process does NOT mean you have to restart your computer! For instance, when in a directory containing mostly pictures, a set of "Picture tasks" is shown, offering the options to display these pictures as a slide show, to print them out,

Windows Vista Team Blog. If it is in system32 folder, it is a virus/trojan, for example TrojanSpy.Win32.SCKeyLog.20 LOL!!!! There is also a shortcut key combination: Windows key + E.

Marah EXPLORER.EXE aand explorer.exe i think it a big deff..my anti virus saying explorere.xe is a bckdoor virus..when my anti virus scan nid to repair the infected but after repair all

jimmy chamberlin Hey Max, If you still have Windows Task Manager open, click file, then new task, And type in explorer. Extensibility[edit] File Explorer can be extended to support non-default functionality by means of Windows Shell Extensions, which are COM objects that plug the extended functionality into Windows Explorer.[34] Shell extensions can As explorer.exe is a process that launches automatically on every Windows computer, cyber criminals often develop harmful applications that use the same name. ive done it.

DJ It should be in \windows , not windows\system32 the latter is slyware. Xeozus On an 8 year old machine today windows will open and run but displays an error meesage that says it needs to shutdown, the usual send error report or cancel, Don't be fooled by its location. Its work perfectly..

Change it into explorer.old if you're infected D. if this controls your anti crap do a system restore immediatly. pz this is a windows system file, but how to make it some think like that it doesnt take more resourses of PC, how to make it that it should work Cice i wouldnt recommend closing it.

Use Hijackthis, Security Task Manager, with some startup managing programs.