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Well i just found this problem this morning. Last night i just simply shut down my computer like any other time and went to bed. When i turned on my computer today i found all the icons and everything else missing from my desktop. After the blue Welcome screen the monitor would show my wallpaper and nothing else and the only thing i can pull up is Task Manager. Also the welcome screen usually only shows for about 2 seconds or so usually but now it seems to stay a lot longer before it would try to load. When i check my task manager it would show 0% cpu usage. I tried going on safemode and ran a few programs to remove malware because i hoped itll help but its still like this. Im able to open up programs through the task manager though. Thanks in advance please tell me any other information you need
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I think i had something like that. When i started up my PC, it just showed the desktop and all i could do is open the task manager.. i found the best thing to do was just restart it via the task manager.

Now i have moved my PC it has stopped doing this *touch wood* so it may just be that it is not suited to the location it is in as dust might be getting everywhere!

Not sure how to solve this one but it should settle down eventually if you don't find an immediate solution.
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It has been recently noted that many (most?) of these "missing explorer" problems are due to quite serious malware. I suggest that you follow the instructions here: http://www.geekstogo...-Log-t2852.html

Then post a HiJackThis log here: http://www.geekstogo...o-Here-f37.html
Please do not post a HJT log anywhere else unless asked.

Sometimes explorer does just fail to load without malware as a cause. If this is the case for you, explorer should start up and run (display Taskbar and Start Menu) when you open Taskmanager and select File>New Task(Run), type in explorer.exe and press OK. If that does not do the trick, you may wish to see if explorer works in any other accounts, and/or Safe Mode.

But in most of these cases recently, malware is the problem.
Don't wait--get trained, experienced help from our malware removal specialists.
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