Please help! Windows shows only background on

September 9, 2009 at 15:14:04
Specs: Windows XP, 20 gb
I tried everything to see what is wrong.
1. Cannot even go to "safe mode".
2. tried typing "explorer.exe" on new task but it says "cannot be located.
3. tried new task, typed regedit, clicked ok and went to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current
Version\Image File Execution Options\
but explorer.exe is not located their.

So, I have run out of options. The problem started when I deleted my license key for kaspersky internet security 7.0 because got black listed. After that, it stop protecting my computer form viruses, spyware, etc. So when i shut down my PC after that it gave me the blank background screen with no icons, nothing.

Please help me with what I should do!


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#1
September 9, 2009 at 15:32:39
If you have your XP cd, you can do a windows repair.

http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrep...


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#2
September 9, 2009 at 16:00:10
Taskbar and Icons missing:

Try this:
http://www.computing.net/windowsxp/...
(Original Message, and Response Number 1 looks like a fix?)

Also try this:
http://www.computing.net/windowsxp/...
and
http://www.computing.net/windowsxp/...
(That one is a special Posting someone made of how he fixed it.)

Another fix is un-quarintene explorer in Spydoctor.
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OR THIS
This page has alot of XP fixes
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_...
Some require the download of a VBS file.
So, read at the top of that page--
"How to use a VBS file"
Go to line 195 in right column.


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#3
September 10, 2009 at 02:45:58
Well, what I can do is go to new task and run "firefox" and it goes to the internet as usual but I still cannot see any icons on the background. So, does any one know what seems to be the problem since it is not a malware, virus.

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