No start menu or Desktop icons.

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June 28, 2010 at 18:10:19
Specs: Windows XP
I was trying to install Internet Explorer 8 and PC said i had a newer version of Explorer already installed. Do you want to replace still? i clicked yes and then it said that the files being replaced would keep main programs from running. Stupidly, i clicked O.K. Now my start menu and Desktop icons are gone and all i have is wallpaper with the mouse arrow. how do i get my PC running again? I currently in school on-line and need PC to work VERY BADLY!!!

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June 28, 2010 at 18:36:38
DUMBO, Press the Alt/Ctrl/Del keys at the same time to bring up the Task Manager, click File>New Task (Run) then type in explorer.exe and click OK. If this doesn't correct the problem follow the instructions below.

Go to the link below and scroll down to line 195 (right column) and download the "Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar" vbs file fix.

To use the VBS Files: Download .vbs file and save it to your hard drive (you may want to right click and use Save Target As). Double
click the vbs file. You will be prompted when the script is done.


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