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Acer blinking screen problem

I have an acer aspire5000 with a windows xp operating system. the problem is my screen always blink after i boot,all the icons and task bar disappear except my background image. why is this happening and what should i do to fix this problem. hope you can help me cause i cant use my laptop properly,thank you...if you want to e-mail me with the answer, heres my email mutedchild@yahoo.com

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Hi,

Sounds like your system files have got corrupted, I think you may have a virus,

Best thing to do is back up everything onto discs and run the recovery program to correct this.

Sorry..!

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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