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Taskbar And Icons Have Disappeared

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#1 InbewteenNights


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Posted 02 July 2007 - 07:27 PM

Hello guys! I was in the process of trying to clean up my sisters computer for her when this happened.

I uninstalled Defender Pro antivirus and firewall because I was installing Zone Alarm Security Suite. Well, when ZA was finished installing, it prompted me to reboot. So when it rebooted.. all was left is the background picture of the desktop.

I CTRL ALT DEL and tried to run "explorer.exe" but it didn't do anything. I also did #195 from http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm. Still, nothing.

It boots up in safe mode just fine. I scanned with Zone Alarm and McAffee Stinger and nothing was found by either.

I really hope someone can help me!



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Posted 02 July 2007 - 07:45 PM

Try a system restore back to just before the problem began.
(NOT a restore of the OS, but from Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools.)

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 07:48 PM

Try pressing CTRL+ESC or the Windows Key
Also a few other from kelly's here


Edited by boopme, 02 July 2007 - 07:50 PM.

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