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rebooting complete system ?

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:tazz: my husband deleted info then the computer shut down and came back up with just the screen saver on.
how do you reboot entire system or did he possibly delete window?
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If you get the screensaver which was a Windows one, press ctrl + a;t + delete keys to get task manager, click file then new task, type explorer.exe then press enter, you should get the taskbar and icons

If not

Start the System Restore tool at a command prompt

1. Restart your computer, and keep tapping F8 during the initial start-up until you get options, select Safe Mode with a command prompt then press enter.

2. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an account that has administrator credentials.

3. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:


4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to an earlier state.

For additional information about the Safe mode with a command prompt, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:


A description of the Safe mode boot options in Windows XP

Look for a system checkpoint to restore from
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