Press Control+Alt+Delete keys, (The dialog box for Windows Task Manager opens)
Select the File menu, then New Task (Run), (The dialog box for Create New Task opens)
Type in "Explorer" (without the quotes)
Press OK button.
Hopefully Windows Explorer restarts with the Taskbar and Start button.
Taskbar Is Missing When You Log On to Windows
Line 117 - Restore Taskbar and Start Menu
Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
Line #195 "Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar"
The Windows taskbar is missing after you remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from a Windows
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Update Services
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco
"ravens76mom" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| My computer updated on 6/11/08, and I haven't seen the start button OR my
| time/date ever since it restarted. I am now missing that entire bottom
| Also, my computer has been running VERY POORLY ever since the update. I'll
| click on something & although it might say it's "connecting", the blue circle
| icon (that usually indicates that it's doing something) isn't doing anything.
| I'm constantly holding down F5 to refresh after I select ANYTHING/EVERYTHING!