No icons, taskbar, task manager on startup

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mschro94 - Feb 14, 2010 at 07:19 PM
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- Feb 15, 2010 at 01:42 AM
Hello,
On startup in Windows XP, i don't have icons, a taskbar, or a task manager when i press Ctr-Alt-Dlt. I have no idea what's wrong - maybe explorer.exe maybe got deleted?? PLEASE HELP!

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Feb 14, 2010 at 07:43 PM
You should read this web page - it has good information on your problem:

https://www.raymond.cc/blog/restore-task-manager-regedit-and-folder-options-disabled-by-virus/

Good Luck
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Feb 14, 2010 at 08:21 PM
Thanks for the info, but the problem is that I cant download that software b/c i cant run anything
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Feb 15, 2010 at 12:37 AM
You can try to run in "safe mode" (F8 at the Windows start).
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Feb 15, 2010 at 01:42 AM
Thank you! I resolved the prob by restoring my computer to factory settings . . . Not ideal but it's up and working. Thanks for the advice
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