Windows internet explorer error

May 29, 2011 at 11:49:34
Specs: Windows XP, 164
Internet Explorer Error wont load desktop. App Name: explorer.exe / App Ver: 6.0.2900.5512 / ModName: deskbar.dll / Mod Ver: / Offset: 0000608f
Computer comes on. Windows is starting up. Welcome Screen loads. Desktop is present. No icons or start button, screen devoid of all shortcuts, too, except wallpaper. Then, this error message comes up. Good Grief,,, please help!

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May 29, 2011 at 13:53:31
"App Ver: 6.0.2900.5512"

Well, for starters, IE 6 is coming up on 10 years on August 27 and is downright ancient.

If you have mission-critical apps that require IE6, then at least download Firefox 4 or Google Chrome

If not, then download and install either

Internet Explorer 7


Internet Explorer 8

iMac G5 1.8GHz "Hero" PowerPC
2 x 1GB DDR PC3200 SDRAM
160GB WDC WD1600JD-40GBB2
Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5.8

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May 29, 2011 at 14:26:59
"Windows XP, 164'
what does the 164, stand for??


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May 29, 2011 at 17:00:39
Thank you for your response......It's interesting you would suggest that because I checked my system and I do have Windows IE7, Verson 7.0.5730.11 with a Cipher Strength of 128-bit; which from the archieved system information was listed as Verson 5.1.2600 with the Service Pack 3, Build 2600. Earlier this morning (EST), I did successfully download IE8-Windows XP-x86-enu.exe, Application, 16,1MB. While it changed Internet Explorer, I'm still getting this same error message.

So, Your response started me thinking that I know that sometimes you must erase the old verson for the new one to work or in this case to maybe stop getting the error message, but I do not know how to access the old verson in order to erase it.

Hummmmm! Can you help me access the downloaded programs in order to erase it the 6.0 verson ... please remember that the "Windows Task Manager" is my only access to anything on my computer... I'm kinda' limping along here.... But, still trying to fix it! Again, thank you for your help!

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