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Xp Pro Lost Active Desktop


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#1 doulton

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 10:56 AM

Hi, Excuse me for being a little computer illiterate.

I run a XP PRO OS with IE 10.  On boot up I get the usual Microsoft windows Logo, then the moving dots and then the welcome screen.  After this I always get a White screen complete with Icons, but which is locked to everything.  There is a box which invites me to restore Active Desktop but does not do anything        Any advice please



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#2 hamluis

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 12:15 PM

Good afternoon :).

 

I don't think you have IE10 installed...last version of IE for XP is IE8.  What makes you think that IE10 is installed?

 

I don't know anything about Active Desktop.

 

Can you boot into safe mode?

 

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 07:45 PM

Microsoft forum with several fixes for this.

 

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-desktop/windows-xp-will-not-restore-my-active-desktop/f664bfe4-0acd-4b11-8918-eb779bb2cc07






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