My desktop icons and taskbar will not show and I can't right click on windows xp

By misterphilly
Feb 20, 2010
  1. I can boot up and my desktop wallpaper will appear but No icons, taskbar, or start menu. Please help!
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 22,202   +221

    You might have a virus or other malware infection
  3. Jessica108

    Jessica108 Banned


    If you can, check this registry key:-
    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\Winlogon
    Make sure userinit is pointing to c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe

    Taskbar Is Missing When You Log On to Windows;en-us;318027[/url]

    Line 117 - Restore Taskbar and Start Menu

    Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!!.htm[/url]

    or Line #195 "Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar"[/url]
    Joyhong software
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