Is it possible for you to run explorer from Task Manager? If so, then go to c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Accessories\System Tools. Then click it there.
If that doesn't work, i'll check back later, and look at my XP box to find the answer.
A+ Core Hardware, Software Certified (May 13 2005)
the new beast...
AMD Athlon XP 3200+ Barton running at 2.16 Ghz.
GeForce MX 4000 (mainly takes the load off the main system)
Creative Labs Audigy 24-bit sound.
Some Case from tigerdirect
512 MB Ultra DDR RAM.
80GB Seagate HDD
LiteOn CD-RW / DVD ROM drive.
currently looking at a litescribe drive at staples, due to its ability to label the CD shortly after being burned.