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Old 04-10-2007, 01:57 PM   #1
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Default Just the desktop, nothing else!!

hey ive got my mates comp here, and after about 2 days of booting up u get to the select user screen, once u have chosen the desktop picture comes up and thats the end of the story, all hard drive lights go quiet and nothing else happens. no icons start bar nietea and u cant do anything

its xp home

ive tried doing ctrl alt del and running exploerer manually but still nothubg

and yes it works in safe mode,

i have scanned for viruses by hooking the hard drive to my comp and it found nothing


any ideas???
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Old 04-10-2007, 02:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: Just the desktop, nothing else!!

you tried scanning for stuff in safe mode and running hijack this? also check what the startup entries are.
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Default Re: Just the desktop, nothing else!!

im now just trying a system restore ( as the ever works) but good idea i shall try that and get back to u if i worked
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haha, system restore worked for change.!!
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Old 04-10-2007, 02:17 PM   #5
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Default Re: Just the desktop, nothing else!!

good job lol. id still check as there might be some unwanted crap on there
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well its got no internet connection so i cant analysize anyway, but if its never been on the net anyway it shudnt hav any crap anyway??
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Default Re: Just the desktop, nothing else!!

hmmm theres still a chance its got viruses and stuff but only from documents on memory sticks and things like that. if its working ok then i wouldnt worry to much as long as the comp has avg or something like that.you might wanna defrag it if you havent already.
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