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Xp booting problems

Hi. I just wanna ask what will be the solution to this problem:
After i have installed my windows XP in my pc, at first, it went good.
After several days..it hang for a couple of minutes after i have clicked the user and entered the password required. after several minutes , the desktop background appears aslready...but thats it. no desktop icons can be found. Eager to use the pc for some reasons, i have restarted it but then again same things happen..

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First press ctrl+alt+delete to open task manager. then click on file and then click on file and then new task. type in explorer.exe on the space provided. that should do it hope it helps

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