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Taskbar And Desktop Icons Dissapear


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#1 sadadsada

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Posted 01 July 2007 - 06:56 PM

I booted up my computer today to find that the toolbar and desktop icons mysteriosly dissapear and reappear. The screen goes totally blank aside from the desktop background for a few secons, and then everything comes back only to dissappear again. Any programs that are open stay open. I ran a virus scan and restarted it, but when it booted back up everything dissappeared and stayed gone. I then restarted again and it's back to coming and going. Any ideas as to what might be causing this and how to fix it?

Thanks

Chris

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Posted 01 July 2007 - 07:27 PM

Try this:
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Posted 01 July 2007 - 09:31 PM

Well, it had randomly stopped, but then I tried what you suggested and it started up again. I'll try rebooting.

Thanks for the effort, though. Other thoughts?

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Posted 01 July 2007 - 10:03 PM

Have you done a system restore back to point to just before the trouble started? That's always cured this same issue for me.

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 10:28 PM

You know, I haven't tried that, but today when I started it up I got a message telling me about some variation of the trojan virus. I already have hijack this and the killbox, so can someone just guide me through logging/killing process? :thumbsup:

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 11:31 PM

Read Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log.
Please read, and follow, all directions carefully!!!

If the steps, prior to the posting of a HijackThis log don't eliminate the problem:

Run a log, and post it in the HijackThis forum, >at this link<.
Do not, post it in this topic.
Do not, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response from the HJT Team, because they are very busy. Please, be patient, as these people are volunteers. They will help you, as soon as possible.

Once you post your log, don't make any changes to your system, as that could change the results of the posted log, making it more difficult to properly clean your system.

NOTE:
Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.

If you haven't heard back from them in 5 days, go to this topic, Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?, and carefully follow all directions.
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