All menus and icons gone

Toshiba Satellite a300 st3511 laptop com...
July 22, 2009 at 03:52:17
Specs: Windows Vista
I did an auto update of Windows stuff last nite and when i logged on today, I have no desktop, no start menu. NOTHING. Just a blue screen of death. I was able to get online through the task manage but when i tried to do a system restore via C:Windows\system32\restore, it said the folder was empty. What's going on? I'm not hugely tech savvy so please assume I am an idiot with your instructions.

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#1
July 22, 2009 at 04:23:33
... try tapping "F8" key @ boot-up select repair [press ENTER]

... should be similar to this click me

... then try system restore


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July 22, 2009 at 05:01:41
Thanks for replying so quickly. I was reading another forum and they mentioned all the things that explorer.exe does. I typed it in the task manager and ta da, everything seems to have come back. Why would it not have run at start up? Is there something I can check to make sure it doesn't happen again? I have heard that there are always issues with explorer.exe. Anyone got any hints/tips to prevent problems in the future?

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