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Ok, this happened about 4-5months ago so I'm sure its not malware but just wanted to figure out what happened.

ALL my icons, start menu, etc is gone. I tired that ctrl+alt+del but it just pops up my documents. I got used to it. But just want to know what happened and thought you guys could help.
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Hi riVard. Try this: Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc, that should open Task Manager. Click on the Processes tab if it isn't already selected. Click on the Process heading to search by name. Find explorer.exe. If it is running, highlight it and press the End Process button. Then, click File > New Task and type in explorer.exe. This is just a temporary fix until we find out what's going on! Tell us if it works!
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Thanks for the tip but it didn't.
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Hi,

I've had the same problem in the past, I ran system restore and it worked perfectly after that.

Press control+alt+delete > click task manager > click file > click run > type in %SystemRoot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe > press ok > when system restore opens follow the on screen instructions to restore Windows back to a time before the problem occurred.
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