Here are the system specs that I am running at 1. AMD Phenom 2 940 3GHz Quad Core processor AM2+ 2.Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H (not really sure that is what it says on the manual) 3. Ide Hard disk 250 gig (master) 4. Ide Cd Drive on (slave) - reason only one IDE slot 5. PC8400 Ram at 1033 MHz The system is not over clocked and it runs on a windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit edition. here is the error i get - Windows Explorer has stopped working Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: explorer.exe Application Version: 6.0.6001.18164 Application Timestamp: 4907e242 Fault Module Name: kernel32.dll Fault Module Version: 6.0.6001.18000 Fault Module Timestamp: 4791a81d Exception Code: 0eedfade Exception Offset: 0002f35f OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1 Locale ID: 1033 Additional Information 1: 3083 Additional Information 2: 5ec94f6c10a5b4424cc8d484df31c2bc Additional Information 3: 8d7f Additional Information 4: a93068437d4d89fc9c8b4824aa24c636 This triggers a runtime error 217 at 24B10C14. I am not sure whether these two errors are related or separate. I have tried to find information on the internet about this error but I cannot seem to find anything useful. I am hoping someone has had this problem before and can help me resolve it.