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Old 12-13-2007, 04:10 PM   #1
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Default disappearing taskbar and icons . . .

when i start the pc, after booting up and reaching the desktop screen, the taskbar and the icons on the desktop keep disappearing and reappearing, this goes on for a little while and then they just disappear for good, and all that is left is the wallpaper! the pc is working fine, like i can use the net, watch a movie, or anything but if i minimize anything then i have to switch to it using alt+tab, the start button on the keyboard isnt working either, and the right click on the desktop has no response also.

what the hell is goin on ? is this a virus ?
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Old 12-13-2007, 04:14 PM   #2
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Default Re: disappearing taskbar and icons . . .

sounds like it could be a virus that has somehow corrupted explorer.exe, best best would be safe mode then virus scan then do system repair with an XP disk to get explorer.exe working good again
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Old 12-13-2007, 04:15 PM   #3
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Default Re: disappearing taskbar and icons . . .

It's windows explorer.exe crashing, a very lovely problem.

Besides spending alot of tedious time troubleshooting or doing a repair install of windows, their's no real fix.
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Default Re: disappearing taskbar and icons . . .

yea when explorer.exe crahsed. probably virus. go to boot and use safe mode
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Default Re: disappearing taskbar and icons . . .

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It's windows explorer.exe crashing, a very lovely problem.

Besides spending alot of tedious time troubleshooting or doing a repair install of windows, their's no real fix.
YAY!!! lol
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