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Explorer.exe won't load at boot


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#1 geno368

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 02:54 PM

I cannot get explorer.exe to run at startup on my Dell vostro 220. I get no desktop at all and get the error that it can't load the program, so I bring up task manager and click on new task and type"explorer.exe" and it comes up fine. I feel like my registry may be corrupted but don't know where to look.

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#2 Budapest

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 05:01 PM

This could be caused by a virus. Have you run any scans?
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Posted 31 October 2009 - 06:59 PM

I had the same problem i ran a system restore and the problem was fixed

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 09:06 PM

Here are some links to scanning softwares to get you started (after you manually start explorer):

Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware detection programs:

Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/
SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/

They can be uninstalled later if desired.

Then we can fix what's left.

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