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Computer screen Keeps going blank!


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I am utterly confused, I have no idea what happened, and I'm kind of worried. (and I am using my sister's computer)

When I start up my computer, it takes awile to load. Then when it does, the desktop will load as usual, all of my icons will load, and everything will be ok. But then, before I can click on anything or access any files, the screen goes blank. I can only see my desktop Background, I can't click on anything, task manager will not come up, I cannot right-click, access the start menu, nothing. Like my desktop of Howl's Moving castle has abducted my computer.

However, if I do ctrl+alt+delete a few hundred times, it will eventually come up, while it is open, windows explorer is not there. I don't know what I did either, the only thing I had installed lately is MSN Messenger 7.0 and I disabled this at start-up, thinking that this might be the problem. But Alas, my computer still does not work properly.

I can however, start it up in safe mode, without the desktop taking over, but this is no use, since I cannot access the internet, thus, not being able to update my Virus protection.

please, please, I beg of you to help me. I was merely clicking on Windows Media player when this happened! Is that so WRONG? I only wanted to Watch Invader Zim (DVD) and my desktop ATE my computer! ;.;

I run a WindowsXP Home Edition by the way.

thank yeww--

**EDIT**

Never mind. It happened again....And I don't know WHY it's doing it, either.

Edited by Pyrating, 20 June 2005 - 07:33 PM.

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...er...sorry to bump but this is slightly urgent....I don't know why my computer keeps doing this...
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this is a common sympton of many trojans that attempt to load and then prevent you from uninstalling them
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Please go to the malware forum in my signature and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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