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The Picture on my desktop is there ......


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I boot up my other PC and I get to the desktop. The desktop has the picture my son uses for the background. There is NOTHING ELSE there. No Start Button, No Menu Bar, Nothing.

I can't start any programs and if I right-click on the desktop I get no response.

If I Ctrl-Alt-Delete I get the Windows Task Manager, but that's as far as it goes.

I have NO IDEA what is going on. Anyone have any suggestions?

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When you get the task manager, click file then new task, type explorer.exe then press enter
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Done and it opens up

Now what? :tazz:
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If you click file then new task then type explorer.exe and press enter you should get the desktop with the icons etc, if you reboot, it should load normally
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That has it up and running ... thanks .... now ... any explanation as to what happened?

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It happens, probably just missed loading the bits for it. If it happens too often you can click start then run, type sfc /scannow (with the space) then press enter, this will replace the system files, you will see a box with windows file protection, after the box goes, reboot
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Great work, Keith! :tazz:
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