Posted 17 December 2005 - 12:13 AM
In windows task manager, with your blank menu's. Click
New task (run)
In the registry editor, navigate to
Find a key string in the winlogon folder called shell.
Double click it, and inside the field verify that it says Explorer.exe If it doesnt, change it to Explorer.exe now.
If it does, then you may be dealing with a corrupt explorer.exe file.
What version of winxp pro are you using, and are you using the latest service pack?