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Old 08-30-2005, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Desktops/Startbar not showing up

My startbar and Desktop icons are not starting up when I log on to my computor.

When I log on, All I see is my wallpaper, and thats it. I've tryed rebooting, turning it off and waiting awhile, but to no avail.

the only reason I can post right now is cause when I hit Control+Alt+Delete, and the windows task manager pops up, and I just run stuff from there, by typeing in there command line (C:\ ect).

I really need help with this one.
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Start, run, type msconfig, startup tab, click disable all, reboot
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I can't click start, the start bar is not showing up.
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Duh...****..my bad...

Download this so you can access msconfig

Copy of msconfig, regedit, and task manager
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I ran MSconfig through the windows task manager, and did as you said, but nothing happened.
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Old 08-30-2005, 08:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Open up task manager --> File --> New Task --> explorer.exe

See what that does. Hopefully it will load everything back up.

To fix the problem I recommend booting in safe mode and seeing if the icons and startbar load up. If they do load there, I recommend doing a spyware/virus scan. If they don't load, then you probably will have to reinstall Windows.
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When I type that in, it just opens up my documents, but not the startbar or the shortcuts on my decktop.
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How do I boot in safemode?

I did run spybot and AVG and they didnt come up with anything.
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when the machine is booting, before you see the Xp splash screen, start pressing F8. Do it several times a second. You will get to the boot options screen. Then select safemode.
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I don't think this is the problem, but it's worth a shot. Maybe your user profile got corrupted (though that wouldn't explain everything being gone)

Do you have another username you can try and log in under?
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