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#1 Tenis

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Posted 17 January 2015 - 10:33 AM

Hi :)

 

 

OS:Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

 

When windows logon it doesn't show Desktop/Taskbar but i can open files/folder using task manager,Run Programs..etc

Story:

I had BSOD which i did recover from,by chkdsk (some files was corrupted) and in fixing process i wrongly replaced the original explorer.exe(64Bit) with wrong version one(32Bit).

(Because even in safe Mode Explorer was not working No desktop/Taskbar)

But i managed to restore Original Explorer.exe By re-installing Windows on different drive and replaced it in Windows Folder.

I can launch explorer from task manager(e.g. New Task>C:\) which open up the explorer and also create explorer.exe process but no desktop/taskbar. 

 

Tried:

  • Windows Repair (All In One)
  • Scanned with MBAM(No Issue)
  • Checked Shell its fine.There is entry of shell with value of explorer.exe.
  • Ran more than 5 times :

SFC /SCANNOW (In Both Boot mode[Using Installation Files] and Normal Mode).

Which come with same issue "Some issue were found but unable to fix".

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Problems:

  • I have many programs installed so i can't re-install the Windows and all Programs and settings.
  • No Restore Point is available.
  • No Dump File of BSOD in MiniBump Folder ( But have Memory.dmp[Size 289MB]{SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED} in Windows Folder )
  • Window not making IconCache.db

 

 

So that's it.

Any Help will be Great :)

 

Regards

Tenis

 



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Posted 17 January 2015 - 12:39 PM

I would try...reinstalling SP1, since all SPs replace certain system files automatically when installing.  It's a long shot, IMO, but it's the route that I would take.

 

If successful, then (of course) visit Windows Update for the critical updates that may be missing.

 

Another possible option:  Repair Install - Windows 7 Forums - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html .

 

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Edited by hamluis, 17 January 2015 - 12:41 PM.


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Posted 18 January 2015 - 09:11 AM

Thanks Louis ,

 

I am downloading The ISO and will repair the windows.

But even if it fix the problem i m curious to know what is the exact Problem which causing this.

I spended Many hours :workout:  to find the cause.

 

 

 

-Tenis :busy:



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Posted 18 January 2015 - 12:26 PM

Probably corrupt registry. Try this:

 

1) Boot into windows repair/recovery mode (Press F8 during boot, Press repair windows) or from your installation disk.

2) Once loaded, there will be a "Repair windows" option (if you booted from CD). Click it.

3) If you see a progress bar going "Repairing Windows", exit it. You don't need it.

4) You want to get to a screen that looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/jKjrdnA.png

5) Open the command prompt.

6) Change to your root windows drive. You can do this by typing "CD C:/Users" and then "dir". You should see a list of folders, one of them will be your profile folder. If you see it, you're in the right drive. If you don't see it, try "CD D:/Users" or "CD E:/Users" until you find your profile folder.

7) Type "cd <drive letter>:/Windows/System32/config/

8) Type "mkdir registrybackup"

9) Type "copy *.* registrybackup"

10) Type "cd RegBack"

11) Type "copy *.* .."

12) Overwrite all.

13) Reboot.


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Posted 18 January 2015 - 12:55 PM

Thanks PcPhoenix,

But its not working



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Posted 19 January 2015 - 04:58 AM

Probably corrupt registry. 

Its not problem of Registry.

I found that i had Registry backup of 2 or 3 month old, so tried overwrite the registry files but still same result.

 

And now i also found that my Windows Product key is also missing,when i checked in Properties and it  shows Product Key Not available.

I think cause is something else.



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Posted 19 January 2015 - 08:06 AM

Well my problem is fixed By Windows Repair but havn't find the exact cause.

 

If it is possible to tell cause then it will be great otherwise its better to Lock the Topic. :)

 

 

Thanks Louis :)



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Posted 19 January 2015 - 12:14 PM

I can't try to explain that which I don't understand.  Any number of situations could be considered a trigger.

 

I don't lose sleep over why things go wrong...I lose sleep when I'm unable to make them un-wrong :).

 

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Posted 19 January 2015 - 02:36 PM

Well everyone think differently.

Your thinking can be true in some situations.

Its all depend on Type of problems.

 

Sometime reasons are most important because that make you learn new undiscovered things.

Same for how to fix that problem. :)

If you know the root of problem you can fix the problem from root and if we don't do that then problems will come again and again and you have to do same temporary fix.

So if i find the cause even i have to spend hours,then i can fix the problem easly.

Knowing why things go wrong will prevent that issue in future.

 

So for me, both Cause and how to fix   is important. :)

 

Causes give solutions of Problems.. :smash:

Happy Computing  :thumbup2:

 

 

Tenis :guitar:






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