desktop icons and taskbar gone!

By chrryjello
Jun 12, 2007
  1. Doesn't work to reboot, or to put it in safe mode :(

    I dunno what's wrong! There's also no explorer.exe and I have to use the run command to access programs.


    Please help!
  2. chrryjello

    chrryjello TS Rookie Topic Starter

    oh, and i can't right-click and choose "display icons" because nothing comes up T-T
  3. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    Just guessing for now

    Desktop icons should not just disappear.Have you tried adding any ?
    You can do it here,but it's a right click option.
    You might have a Mouse problem.
    I don't list Explorer either.
    Have you tried,
    msconfig/Selective startup ?
    Post this Startup list.
    Have you tried a Restore ?
    What do you see on your Desktop ? Anything at all ?
  4. chrryjello

    chrryjello TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you!

    Actually, my friend just sent me explorer.exe over MSN messenger and when I ran that, everything went back to normal!

    Thank you for your help though, I appreciate it :D
  5. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    You might wanna contact howard_hopkinso about that winlogon.exe running so much cpu usage - not good imo.

  6. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    Nice going

    Thanks for letting us know how you solved this.This has been posted
    before.This will be availble now for a topic search.
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