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#1 cool19

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 04:14 PM

Hello all:

I am having a problem- after logging in into my account, I do not get the start menu and all my desktop icons loaded..but can only see the wall paper.

Background: A few days ago, my computer was hit by a malicious spyware, and I used "HiJAck This (HJT)" and other softwares like CCleaner,CWshredder,etc. to remove those malwares. While downloading these softwares I saved them on my desktop. Yesterday, I moved the HJT installation file from my desktop to My Documents folder, and a message poped up "Moving this file may cause some ofthe files to not function correctly", but I still moved it.

From then on my desktop doesn't load until I use the boot logging mode during start-up. Now, I even uninstalled the HJT software from my hard drive and deleted the HJT original folder from My documents. But I am still facing the same problem...my desktop doesn't load the start menu or desktop icons.

Someone pls help !!

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#2 arcman

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 04:26 PM

First thing to try might be to bring up the Task Manager. CTRL+SHIFT+ESC
If you can get that up, see if you can't run a command: File > New Task > sfc /scannow
That will scan your Windows files and look for corruptions. If it finds files it needs to replace, it will ask you for your Windows disk.
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#3 Bonneville

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 04:33 PM

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Hiya,

You could try,http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks. Scroll down to entry number 72. How to restore desktop items.

Regards,

Tony
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