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Computer Loads But Desktop and Icons Not Loading?!


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Yesterday, when I tried turning on my computer, after I got to the login screen, I types in my password and nothing would load up except showing my desktop wallpaper.

So I read online using a different computer and found that you could solve these problems by using Task Manager. Except, my explorer.exe is missing and when I type in regedit it gives me an error.

How do I solve this problem? I'm getting really frustrated and the only thing that I can think of is copying "explorer.exe" from my computer onto the non-working computer.

Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks.
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Have you got your Genuine Microsoft OS Disk?
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No I do not have the disk...
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Did you try Last Known Good Configuration, or Safe Mode?
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Yes I have, Last Known Configuration gives me a blue screen then shuts down and Safe Mode gives me the same problem; nothing loads, just black wallpaper.
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It looks like you're gonna need that Windows XP CD.
To repair Windows installation, you can use borrowed CD.
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If Broni's suggestion does not work then try System Restore.
Click Start then then go to All Programs
Scroll to Accessories then System Tools
Select System Restore then choose to Restore your computer to an earlier time
Choose a date that's before this problem began.

Post back with results

Edited by rshaffer61, 24 May 2009 - 09:50 AM.

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I can't use system restore, whenever I select a restore point and click Next, it won't load...
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It looks like you're gonna need that Windows XP CD.
To repair Windows installation, you can use borrowed CD.



I agree with Broni on this. You will need to borrow a XP of the same type
Home or Pro and then we can help you with a Repair Installation of windows.
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