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No icon, taskbar, no task manager,NO NOTHING!

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#1 azra


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Posted 23 February 2010 - 07:12 AM

1)Hi iTechGuy(!)‎
I’ve almost done everything related to your helpful guides but none of them ‎helped me so I ran the “Registry Easy”. It says I have 2795(!!!) entries which ‎cannot be deleted; unfortunately, I can’t buy the license now!! My antivirus ‎‎(Avast), though newly updated, seems unable to delete effectively. Still got ‎‎(1) hidden folder problems, I got (2)“Task Manager disabled by ‎Administrator”, neither fixexe nor any other cop/paste commands could help ‎me. My laptop is pathetically slow and anytime I RESTART it, I got a new ‎surprise: (3)desktop icons and task manager were missing; then I temporary ‎solved it by typing “explorer” in Run. But now (4)run doesn’t work and I have ‎to go to: “C:\Documents and Settings\ME\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories” ‎to type “explorer” in it to have my desktop back! Local drives won’t be ‎opened because of a sort of “administrator” problem. I can open them ‎with 'explore' since after every restart still “my documents” exists!!! Is there ‎any way that I can fix these things MANUALLY in some ways! Please help me ‎to get out of my miseries…!
2) :thumbsup: :flowers: can run my laptop with Widows+Ubuntu. The problem is that if I reinstall Windows, I'll have difficulty with reinstalling my ubuntu(Linux)! i…. don't know what to do since I'm unable to BUY AntiVirus sort of thing, desperately in need of my Windows-based data which must be submitted by a passed(!) deadline,…!
3) :trumpet: i tried to install antiviruses like Webroot recomended by FINGERS (the setup didnt respond! there was "error file" massage or ‎halt in the process of extracting files!! i can't get rid of them as i have no task manager).Kaspersky was ‎almost installed but it's installation box suddenly closes with a pop-up notepad full of nonsense codes. ‎Though few of them were readable like: “AVPFailed to register application in Restart Manager with ‎‎'%S' (0x%x) AVP‎ Application registered in Restart Manager with '%S' RegisterA”. ‎
JAM'S METHOD looks great since it doesn't need this REINSTALL! but unfortunately, for me there IS ‎the NEED for "MS Office, Adobe"! can i use your method with KEEPING them or not! i also got couple ‎of dictionaries that i'm desperately need. PLEASE HELP ME ABOUT THE software THAT I ‎NEED!! thnx again…. Hope I can get through with it!!‎

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 04:46 PM

I ran the “Registry Easy”. It says I have 2795(!!!) entries which ‎cannot be deleted; unfortunately, I can’t buy the license now!

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:

Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.

The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.

Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.

Not all registry cleaners create a backup of the registry before making changes. If the changes prevent the system from booting up, then there is no backup available to restore it in order to regain functionality. A backup of the registry is essential BEFORE making any changes to the registry.

Improperly removing registry entries can hamper malware disinfection and make the removal process more difficult if your computer becomes infected. For example, removing malware related registry entries before the infection is properly identified can contribute to system instability and even make the malware undetectable to removal tools.

The usefulness of cleaning the registry is highly overrated and can be dangerous. In most cases, using a cleaner to remove obsolete, invalid, and erroneous entries does not affect system performance but it can result in "unpredictable results".

Unless you have a particular problem that requires a registry edit to correct it, I would suggest you leave the registry alone. Using registry cleaning tools unnecessarily or incorrectly could lead to disastrous effects on your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. For routine use, the benefits to your computer are negligible while the potential risks are great.

I’ve almost done everything related to your helpful guides but none of them ‎helped me

Given that, please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<==

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then post back here and we will provide you with further instructions.

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