Desktop disappeared


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PETER CRADDOCK

My desktop icons have disappeared all together when I start my xp machine up
and my desktop taskbar to
Windows Task Manager will work by pressing Ctrl,Alt and Delete. so I can
shout the machine down.this machine was working alright a few days ago

Any help is appreciated!!

Thanks.
 
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Bert Kinney

Hi Peter,

You can use Task Manager to launch System Restore roll back the system
to a date before the desktop icons disappeared.

Launch Task Manager. Click File - New Task (Run...) and enter the
following command then click OK.

%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

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Regards,
Bert Kinney MS-MVP Shell/User
http://bertk.mvps.org
Member: http://dts-l.org


"PETER CRADDOCK" wrote
 
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TaurArian [MS-MVP]

Taskbar Is Missing When You Log On to Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;318027

and/or

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
Line 117 – Restore Taskbar and Start Menu

Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm

or Line #195 "Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar"
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm


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| My desktop icons have disappeared all together when I start my xp machine up
| and my desktop taskbar to
| Windows Task Manager will work by pressing Ctrl,Alt and Delete. so I can
| shout the machine down.this machine was working alright a few days ago
|
| Any help is appreciated!!
|
| Thanks.
|
|
|
|
 

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