No shut down icon in start menu

By Son of Sam
Oct 15, 2005
  1. alright this is a very annoying problem i have on my hands. as the title says, i dont have the shutdown option in the start menu or when i press ctrl alt del or in the task manager. i have no idea whats going on. i went through the local security permissions and the network security permissions and i didnt see anything out of the ordinary. around the same time this happened i also noticed that i cant click on my desktop anymore. i dont have icons on it, but i cant right click and get the pulldown menu or click on the desktop to get rid of the start menu. i dont know what could have caused this or when it started.

    im running XP Pro SP2
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.