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    explorer.exe; not IE - Windows 8 [or 7]; I earlier miss-typed!

    In a [now closed] Windows 8 explorer.exe thread, I typed "IE" -- what I meant was "explorer.exe" - the file manager of Windows I just wanted to clear up my miss-typing. Early November, I also lost much of my explorer.exe operations, I was finally forced to do decide: either a re-install or rollback to my earlier two-week old backup; I decided on a restore: which rolled me back to a working explorer.exe [file mgr in the old days].

    [12/9 - corrected my bad spelling]
    Last edited by RolandJS; 2014-12-10 at 01:29.
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
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    A System Restore probably would have worked as well.

    Jerry

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    Jerry, you're absolutely correct, system restores and/or registry restores certainly do the job in many cases. However, because I probably rolled the error into 1 or 2 such backups, that restore failed. Because I use Norton Utilities 16, I have to have external HD backup images, 'cause NU16 deletes system restores in order to defragment HD c-drive.
    Last edited by RolandJS; 2014-12-10 at 01:28.
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
    http://collegecafe.fr.yuku.com/forum...-Technologies/

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