When trying to open folders with picture files in them, explorer crashes to the desk top with a message about memory not being "written". Message follows.

Posted on 2003-10-27
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Here's the message in full
Explorer.exe application error
The instruction at "0x77f580db" referenced memory at "0x006a002e". The memory could not be "written"

Any ideas as to a possible cause? I'm completely in the dark and would appreciate someideas about where to start - why should explorer attempt to write to memory that it shouldn't?
Question by:joffy
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probably some IE dll has got corrupted. reinstall ie or repaire your windows installation

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