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I can open up to my wallpaper but there is no start bar or icons. I have to go into my task manager to open any programs. I have used windows recovery to try and open to a time before this occured but it made no difference. Suggestions greatly appreciated.
Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar - #195 on the right.
Right click on it and save the .reg/.vbs file to your desktop. Then, double click on the file icon (on your desktop) to merge it into your registry/run the script. You may need to reboot your computer for the changes to take affect.
With any fix like this you should create a new restore point and backup the registry first. For backing up the registry I like to use ERUNT.
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