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Windows Explorer Is Acting Wierd


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#1 potatopotatopotato

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 06:50 PM

Whenever I start up my computer and log in, all I see is the "Documents" folder, there is no desktop, taskbar or anything. It's annoying because I have to start Task Manager and start the explorer task, only then can I see my desktop. Also whenever I open explorer.exe in C:\Windows it opens the "Documents" folder. Is there any way to make it so that the computer starts up normally with the desktop?

Vista Home Premium SP1 32bit

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 07:13 PM

Have you recently removed any viruses from your system?
Have you performed an independent virus scan to ensure that your antivirus hasn't been taken over by a virus?

Here's a few links for free, online scans:

(Be advised that some of these scanners will pickup things in "quarantine" from other anti-virus programs - so review the results carefully)

http://housecall.trendmicro.com
http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/solutions/activescan/
http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner Scan Only - no removal
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html
http://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/ols.shtml
http://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asp
http://onlinescan.avast.com/
http://ca.com/us/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx
http://www.eset.com/onlinescan/

<links compiled on 02/14/2008>
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