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    Path inaccessable - crashes Explorer

    I know what happened- I think- I had a file open on my laptop that was located on a different computer and I then hibernated windows. The next time I started windows was at a location where the laptop couldn't connect to the network that the file was on, which meant it lost track of the file. And here's the issue- If I start windows at the original location and try to navigate to the file path, once I get to the folder with the file in it (without out even making it to the file) explorer crashes. Is there something/somewhere that can be cleared so that I can again get to that location? I have done this to 2 paths so far (yeah I know, stupid) but would really like to know how to fix it. (I promise I won't do it again)

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    Have you completely shut down the PC and restarted?

    Joe

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    Yes. That was one of the first things I thought of also.

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    Do you have Vista SP-2 installed?

    Do you have all the patches after SP-2 installed?

    Can you right click on the network location and delete it?

    Joe

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    Try a system restore to a date prior to the issue.

    Jerry

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