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After booting, windows comes up, the background photo comes up but I have no desktop. I have task manager, but that is all.


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Okay try this, in task manager, click file and then new task (run..) write: explorer.exe

see if the computer works normally, if it doesn't. then you need to do a repair install, when you do a repair install you won't lose your files but programs will need to be installed again to work properly but all your pictures etc files will be on the computer aslong as you follow these instructions:


how to perform a repair installation

this is for xp, but its similar on 2000 and on vista.

insert your Windows XP Setup CD, and restart your computer.

1.Whenthe Press any key to boot from CD message is displayed on your screen,press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.

ifnot then the computer is not set to start up from a cd, you can eitherenter the setup / bios to change that setting OR right when you powerup the computer look at the screen it will say what button to press inorder to enter boot menu or bios, it will very likely be button F12 or similar, it should say on the screen when you power on.

if it doesn't, then you need to go into the bios and change the boot order so that the computer starts from the CD first.

after that you should be able to start from the cd and install the OS (Operating system, eg.Windows)

here's some info on how to work the bios: http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php


Repeat step 1 when you have changed the boot order.

2.Press ENTER when you see the message To setup Windows XP now, and then press ENTER displayed on the Welcome to Setup screen.

3.Do not choose the option to press R to use the Recovery Console.

4.In the Windows XP Licensing Agreement, press F8 to agree to the license agreement.

5.Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press R to repair Windows XP.

6.Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.

7.Oneswindows is working you will need the drivers for your computer, theyare at the makers website, for hp and compaq. www.hp.com for acerhttp://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/downloads.html for all otherbrands go to google and write Brand drivers. Should get you to theright place. Dell is most likely www.dell.com and so on.


let me know how it goes and if you have any questions or if you need anything else drop me a comment.
Thanks,
Ekse

Sounds like the computer is infected with computer virus or malware. Kindly try the steps below:

1. Run the computer in Safe Mode
2. Try to download and run the Antivir Personal edition antivirus from
http://www.free-av.com/en/download/...

If you get the same problem, you may refer to the computer manufacturer or reseller for second opinion.

Hope it helps and have a great day!
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