Dell, missing icons, taskbar & other problems

By Radthrasher
Jun 22, 2009
  1. i am new to the threads but hopefully you can understand me lol. My Dell laptop Win Xp os Is having problems similiar to the thread the other day on this site. I have missing Desktop icons ,taskbar and it also prevents me from pulling up the ctrl alt del control application.
    I can not enter safe mode and my computer also brings me back to the welcome menu when I click on my user. I can't really do anything and my knowledge on f8 and f12 is somewhat mild so if you have any ideas or solutions they would be the utmost helpful.
  2. chola

    chola TS Rookie

    Man my bro has same problem,don't know what to do :(
  3. Probably a malware infection, i.e. a virus. You should make your threads in the correct forum:

    It's a good diea to read the sticky threads before posting.
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Once you move over to the Virus and Malware Removal forum, please follow the steps here:

    When you have done that, attach the logs form the programs and the helpers will review them
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