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Old 10-26-2006, 08:38 PM   #1
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please see my posts here https://www.techsupportforum.com/show...303#post678303
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Old 10-27-2006, 08:16 AM   #2
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i am workiing on a friends computor. he claims he just turned it on one day and found the missing desktop and toolbars. i have completed the 5 steps
i cannot start explore.exe nor can i access control panel. keep in mind that i only have task manager to work with. when i try to open these the task bar flashes for a second then dissapears.
you can see the whole thread at the above link.
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Old 10-27-2006, 09:19 AM   #3
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tap f8 when booting and try
last known good configuration
if no good in the run box type
sfc /scannow
and press enter



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Old 10-27-2006, 09:31 AM   #4
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my friend did a repair install already without fixing.
dont think last good config will do any good.
i already ran sfc /scannow. no good
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Old 10-27-2006, 09:15 PM   #5
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being as a repair did not fix see if it is a corrupted profile
https://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;811151
you seem to have gone through most everything else



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Old 10-28-2006, 05:59 AM   #6
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thank you
i cannot get to control panel. when i type control panel in task manager the toolbars flash at the bottom for a second then blank screen.
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Old 10-28-2006, 10:30 AM   #7
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scroll down to the bottom here
https://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_e.htm



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Old 10-28-2006, 12:26 PM   #8
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same results toolbars flash and then blank screen
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Old 10-28-2006, 12:28 PM   #9
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run
chkdsk /r
it is getting to look like a reformat and reinstall



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Old 10-28-2006, 01:58 PM   #10
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no luck
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Old 10-29-2006, 01:26 AM   #11
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see if any of the links in this post help
https://groups.google.com/group/micro...452ccbe0a31b3e



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