[IWE] Nifty Windows Trick

Peter Whysall iwe@warhead.org.uk
Tue, 30 Jan 2007 08:05:59 -0000

If Explorer's eating itself alive, try this:

"Go to Start > Shutdown. When the dialog appears, hold CTRL+ALT+SHIFT and
press Cancel. Explorer will cleanly unload all of it's resources and
shutdown. To start it back up, open Task Manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC is one way)
and go to File > New Task and run 'explorer'.

This method was designed for people writing plugins and handlers for
Explorer who needed to be able to unload it all and start fresh without
rebooting or uncleanly killing Explorer's process. Can be nice to know."

Nicked from a /. post.



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