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asyrseilar

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Hi, and thanks in advance for helping me out.

I have three users on my laptop, and haven't had a problem switching between them until recently.

The computer's trick is: Two out of the three users come up just fine, but the third person has their background, but no explorer, desktop, etc. I can pull up task manager and run programs from there, but again, no desktop to rely on. I'm guessing maybe it's an error initializing explorer????

I'm not computer-illiterate, but this one is unfamiliar. Thanks for any ideas or suggestions!
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Fenor

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Does this problem only happen when trying to login one specific user?

Which of the following examples best suits your problem:

EXAMPLE #1: Bob and Dylan are logged in, you go to switch users to Dana and the desktop won't load. This only happens when Dana is the third person trying to log in at the same time.

EXAMPLE #2: The above situation doesn't work no matter who is the third person logging in to the computer. Could be Dylan and Dana logged in, but when you go to log in Bob the desktop still wont show. But if you log in Bob either first or second his desktop shows.

Hope those are clear enough to understand :tazz:

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If you've got a windows xp rescue disc, try a windows repair.
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Is the account limited while the others are adminstrators?
The account may have become corrupt. You may just have to create a new account for that person and copy all of their documents into their new account, then delete the old one.
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