I am not in the least bit computer savy. I can use the basic programs and surf the web. So, I desperately need your help.
My computer constantly has vanishing desktop icons, start button...in general...EVERYTHING on the desktop disappears. Task Manager will come up but will not "let" all programs run...often receive this "prompt"...
Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."
Can get System Restore to come up and ..run? However, it will not restore. After closing System Restore however, the Desktop returns
Search engines constantly redirect to btcar.com...not that it ever loads... or goes to the "Internet Explorer Cannot Display This Page" page
Tried some reccomended "scans" (probably made things worse), but these will only run for seconds...then close.
I believe I know what I have after reading other topics, and it appears that I need some individualized help...
I am not a complete moron, but I definitely am clueless here. Thank you for any help you can give.