Posted 01 February 2008 - 05:07 PM
Whether or not it was legit wouldn't make a difference. For whatever reason, explorer.exe is not starting up. Try this once. Once you get booted and all you see is your desktop background, hit ctrl-alt-delete. The task manager should fire up. At the top, select file, then new task, and type in explorer.exe. If your explorer.exe file is not corrupted, then you should have your normal desktop, and we just need to recreate the startup link. If it does not start, then your explorer.exe is likely corrupt, and you will need to replace the file. Replacing the file is relatively painless. I'm not sure how to restore the startup link off the top of my head, but I think we can probably figure it out.