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Old 12-22-2009, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, Sorry if this is in the wrong section but I have a problem with windows Vista on my toshiba , I turned it on this evening and everything loads up fine except when I log into my profile, When I do I get a blank screen with my mouse, I can access the internet threw task manger and other programs, But the desk top won't show, Can anyone help me out? Thanks!

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you mean the wallpaper? or nothing is on the screen but your mouse?

I would try doing a Repair install

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Old 12-22-2009, 09:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Please clarify what you mean by "blank screen". If you could take a screen shot, or even a pic of it, and post it that would hep.

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In taskman>new task>explorer.exe

Other wise:
Restart into safe mode and run a update malrwarebytes scan.
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