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Windows Explorer crashes when copying and pasting files from one folder to another.

Windows® Explorer crashes when copying and pasting files from one folder to another.

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This issue can occur if the copy and paste operation requires Administrator level rights. To avoid the issue, follow this procedure to open Windows® Explorer with Administrator level rights.

1. Click the Start button and then in the Start Search box, type explorer.exe.
2. Right-click explorer, and then click Run as administrator.