Eve3Faces Posted December 7, 2010 Share Posted December 7, 2010 My Windows Explorer (or Windows Shell) has become unstable. If I try to create a new folder or shortcut, I get an error message: Microsoft Visual C++ Debug Library - Debug Assertion Failed - Program: C:\Windows\Explorer.exe - File: dtoxtm64.c - Line 67 - Expression:(((long)(yr-1900)>=_Base_Year)&&(long)(yr-1900)<=_Max_Year64)) Not being a computer geek, I have no idea what this means. An ehow contributor posted this suggestion: Visual C can become a very unorganized and cumbersome program with frequent use. This can cause some issues with debugging. Luckily, there is a relatively simple fix available. This fix should restore some usability to the program. Difficulty: Moderate Instructions Things You'll Need: • Dial-a-fix utility Download Dial-a-fix. Extract all of the files to a single folder. Launch Dial-a-fix. Check the box "Install Windows Script Host." Check the box "Install VB6 runtime." Check the box "Programming Cores/Runtimes." Check the box "Object Linking Libraries (OLE)." Click the Go button. Depending on your library, this fix can take up to 20 minutes. Restart your computer. Your library should be fixed and operable. However, Dial-a-fix does not seem to have either the Install Windows Script Host box or Install VB6 runtime box. The other two suggested boxes were available, and I checked them. But running Dial-A-Fix did not help. I'm still getting the same error message when I try to create a new folder or shortcut. Any SIMPLE, easy to understand suggestions? Thank you. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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