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Desktop is not showing up. There is a window in place of the desktop.

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Try to right click on the desk top/ properties/ desktop tab at top/ click customize desktop on bottom/ web tab on top. If you have a theme make sure that is checked. Un check "My Current Home Page" if it's checked and see if that helps. If not try to do a system restore to before this problem started.

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You may activate your desktop again by right clicking your display, click Properties. When the desktop button shows up, choose a background then apply. If it still doesn't show up, you may need to reinstall your windows software.

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