Most of Windows 10 users are complaining about File explorer crashing problem. People affected with this problem when try to open a folder or drive, file explorer crashes abruptly. Now, here are some quick fixes to get rid of the problem.
Method 1: – Changing Display settings
Step 1: – Search Display settings in Start menu search box.
Step 2: – Now, Click on Display settings.
Step 3: – Now, Change the size of text, apps, and other items to 150% or 200% or 100%. But do not let it remain at 175%.
If the problem persists ( Or your size is already at 100%), try next method given below.
Method 2: – Clear File explorer History of windows 10
Step 1: – Go to control panel by searching it in start menu
Step 2: – No, search File explorer options in search box.
Step 3: – Clear File explorer history
Method 3: – Launch folder windows in a separate process
Step 1: – Go to file explorer
Step 2: – Click on view Tab, then click on folder options.
Step 3: – Now, click on view tab and then check Launch folder windows in a separate process.
Step 4: – Finally click on Apply
Method 4 – Find the culprit app causing it and uninstall it
Step 1: – Just after your file explorer crashes, Search for event viewer in start menu search box.
Step 2: – Now, go to Windows Logs -> System
Step 3: – Now, look for error marked with red and find the click it. This will contain the details of the culprit process or app. Get rid of it.
Note: – Please note that its not a crucial app / file you are uninstalling or deleting. Anyways before doing this take a system restore point.
Saurav is associated with IT industry and computers for more than a decade and is writing on The Geek Page on topics revolving on windows 10 and softwares.