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The youtube/Adobe Flash problem mentioned in BradS note is also not a problem these days, since Adobe has a "new" flash module compatible with IE 64 . Figure 3. Right click did not work . I can access the Start menu and > > activate whatever as usual. have a peek at this web-site

My guess is that this was a virus that was removed by the anti-virus software, but it didn't correct the registry. The cache will be rebuilt when the computer restarts. View all 33 comments Report jak- Jan 12, 2009 at 07:35 PM Go to task manager and start a new process called explorer.exe and it should show up Report NICKSP- Feb Personally, I did not experience any issues with my upgrade, but a friend on Twitter did.

Do you know where I can download it for someone like me who is not an IT professional. Click the StatUp tab and untick everything except your anti-virus and firewall programmes.Go to http://www.malwarebytes.org and download the free trial version of MalwareBytes (MBAM), install it and update it - probably By the way I love these forums. I can help!

No start menu. I keep everything up to date etc. I keep everything up to date etc. > > Thanks. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

The only thing that I can do is to re-boot my PC. Usually it's an explorer.exe problem if the entire taskbar disappears also. The only thing on the desktop that does NOT > > freeze is the Vista Sidebar/Gadgets. > > I`m using Vista Home edition on a new Fijitsu/Siemens PC(Not Laptop). > > When I close down Explorer via the Task manager and then do the new task option, explorer doesn`t start.

There has been no new hardware of... into safe mode. 6. The youtube/Adobe Flash problem mentioned in BradS note is also not a problem, since Adobe has a "new" flash module compatible with IE 64. If it doesn't restart automatically, switch to the Applications tab, and from the File menu, choose New Task.

This helped point me in the right direction. Somehow I had gotten IE 32 onto my taskbar. Random tabs kept opening up containing ads. It sure was a pain in the butt to fix.

Talk about a long work around to remove their software. Check This Out If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. When you type in Run after clicking on Start, right-click on cmd and choose Run as Administrator. Finally in the box type ''explorer.exe'' Reboot.

Note that if the explorer.exe process is already running, then running this task will just open a new Explorer window on your desktop. internet security 2010. If I > > have any windows open in the Taskbar or programmes running in the System > > tray > > I can left/right click on any of them and http://lacosteradigital.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-missing.html You all are a life saver :0).

ty ily forever!! Register now Not a member yet? It is indeed as if a veil is covering the desktop.Starting up in safe mode is an option, and I have tried to clean the registry as suggested by several forums.

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Report darogaa- Apr 1, 2010 at 09:17 AM if u ppl find regedit difficult as sum viruses disable regedit copy n paste these lines in wordpad and save as anyname.vbs then Next check the Show Desktop Icons item. General Discussion Taskbar, desktop and start menu keep disappearingAfter I turn on, it all settles down, then at various points, usually either when I turn on Explorer or Messenger, I loose Similar Threads how to show taskbar button on the taskbar-plz don't think I am jok Guest, Dec 31, 2006, in forum: Windows Vista Performance Replies: 1 Views: 635 Guest Jan 1,

Nothing I have tried so far, worked. Any more idea`s please?. Apparently for some reason this caused some type of issue by not properly shutting down IE8 completely. http://lacosteradigital.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-appearance.html My System Specs OS xp aarbarr View Public Profile Visit aarbarr's homepage!

AFTER THAT DELETE THE FILE U MIGHT THIN HAS IT OR SCAN UOR COMPUTER. ---------VIsta only or xp (i have no idea cant remeber---------- RESTORE UR COMPUTER FROM LAST RESTORE POINT Instead of it reading Exploere.exe It read Explor e.exe There was a space in the filename, thus windows would never load that file as it didn't exist.