Re: No Start Menu, Taskbar or Desktop Icons.
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> "PringleBell" <PringleBell.3zkcza@DoNotSpam.com> wrote in message
> Hi Jose, I'm having the same problem with my desktop, taskbar, etc. I
> followed all of the steps that you listed earlier, as shown below.
> It was working great and I got to the step to install SuperAntiSpyware.
> I completed that and then ran a full system scan on SuperAntiSpyware.
> After I quaran****ed all the detected files, the program instructed me
> to reboot to have the changes take effect. I restarted and then when
> Vista should have shown the desktop, taskbar, etc., but it just went
> right back to where I started without those items.
> I tried the task manager step that was previously done and had no
> success. So i started vista in "safe mode with networking" When I did
> the Task Manager step and hit enter it worked. I was able to see the
> desktop, taskbar, etc. I downloaded the SuperAntiSpyware again and ran a
> quick scan. It only found 5 threats vs. 1000+ on the first full system
> Now I'm afraid that if i reboot, the desktop, taskbar, etc. will not
> show up at the new startup. I'm still in safe mode and I haven't clicked
> "yes" to reboot. I'm going to download and run Malwarebytes first and do
> a scan and then try to reboot.
> Do you know why Vista didn't load desktop, taskbar, etc. after I did
> the first scan? Do you have any suggestions for what I should try, so
> that i wont always have to run in safe mode and use task manager to get
> things back to normal?
>> "Open Task Manger with CTRL-ALT-DEL, click File, New Task and in the
>> box enter:
>> Click OK to see if your desktop icons, etc. appear.
>> Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware
>> detection programs:
>> Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/
>> SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/
>> These can be uninstalled later if desired.
>> Reboot and see how things are now. Repeat the Task Manager process to
>> get the desktop back if needed. If it is still not working quite
>> right, provide your system information and then continue to fix
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