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Vista Blank/black desktop

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#1 goliath13


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Posted 09 February 2012 - 12:21 AM

Hey guys,

I followed the steps to remove the "Security Shield" virus and when I went to restart my computer I got a black desktop with "my documents" open. I have access to Task Manager where I ended explorer.exe and started a new explorer.exe task which then brings my desktop back. However, this is only a temporary fix. I also went into regedit and set the WindowsNT Shell to explorer.exe, yet the problem still persists. I also saw my Malwarebytes quarantine tab had a bunch of trojans listed and one was in the registry affecting winlogon and another under C:\Users\MyName\winlogon.exe. Both were trojan.downloader. I will post an image of this

I want my desktop back without having to use Task Manager etc


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Edited by hamluis, 09 February 2012 - 12:35 PM.
Moved from Vista to Am I Infected.

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#2 narenxp


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Posted 09 February 2012 - 02:47 AM

I got a black desktop with "my documents" open.

Check the userinit value too


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#3 goliath13

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 03:01 AM

I tried it, and it didn't work

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