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Running Acer Aspire 1350 Win XP Home SP2 Pipex 8mb (yeah - right!)

Got set up & installed - all works fine, downloads and i can view / watch downloaded content from inside utorrent by selecting the 'files' tab at bottom of main window.

However, any attempt to open the 'downloads' folder (created automatically by utorrent) when utorrent is either running or not causes windows explorer to shut down. Desktop goes blank (wallpaper only) and then all the desktop icons slowly pop back to life as windows sorts itself out.

Read the first 10 pages of your forum & could find no reference to this problem.

Many thanks,

Dave Ja Vu

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Check for incompatible software. Also...

It's also possible that Explorer is trying to read the media files (MP3, AVI and so on) in the folder to make thumbnails, show you information about them, or preview them. You can unregister the media indexer (Start -> Run -> regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll ), and/or unregister the image indexer (Start -> Run -> regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll ) as an alternative for either case, not view the folder, or turn off flush files.
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