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I have been getting the same problem. I have users all over the place
who are having this happen and it also happens on my machine as well.
Then click Search, it opens then crashes the explorer.exe and I get
error messages in the Event Log. Anyone fix this?
Giles Coochey wrote:
> Our Network of XP Professional systems have been chugging along quite nicely
> for a few years ago.
> We operate a SUS server for updates to most of our systems and we deployed
> SP2 & recent updates via this method.
> Just recently one user found that when going to the Start Button -->
> Search --> For files and folders...
> That his task bar would crash and go away, then restart (as in the main
> windows shell explorer process crashed)
> Funniily enough a few days later another user started experiencing the
> After a while one user stopped experiencing the problem and then it went
> away completely... all seemed very strange.
> Now I've just noticed the exact same problem on one of our Windows 2003
> Standard systems.
> Has anyone else experienced this problem recently?
> Because of the way the problem has come and gone and more than one user has
> been affected I feel it must be to do with updates to our systems applied
> through SUS server.