No icons, taskbar, task manager on startup [Solved/Closed]

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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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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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Thanks for the info, but the problem is that I cant download that software b/c i cant run anything
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You can try to run in "safe mode" (F8 at the Windows start).
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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