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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
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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?
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This sounds similar to your problem:
http://forums.us.dell.com/supportforums/board/message?board.id=sw_winxp&message.id=53588 

This is the post the guy in the above link was taking about:
http://www.tek-tips.com/gfaqs.cfm/lev2/67/lev3/70/pid/616/fid/2642
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probably some IE dll has got corrupted. reinstall ie or repaire your windows installation
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MSN Messenger 6.2 not working. Getting The instruction at "0x77f580db" referenced memory at "0x006a002e". The memory could not be "written"
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