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Why does my explorer.exe crashes repeatedly after updating to Windows 10?

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My explorer.exe is crashing and restarting whenever I try to open, copy-paste, or transfer a file from a folder.

Following are the event logs:

Faulting application name: explorer.exe, version: 10.0.10240.16431, time stamp: 0x55c9bd76
Faulting module name: windows.storage.dll, version: 10.0.10240.16405, time stamp: 0x55b46055
Exception code: 0xc00000fd
Fault offset: 0x0000000000118b37
Faulting process id: 0x1eec
Faulting application start time: 0x01d0e611e11ac520
Faulting application path: C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\windows.storage.dll
Report Id: ee23c8ba-917f-443d-8056-42869fe0f490
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID: