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Blank screen. Everytime I turn on my Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop, the display Icons and bottom toolbar would disappear leaving me a blank desktop. I used the window task manager to open my programs. Can you please advice what to do to get my icons and bottom toolbar back on the desktop. Thank you.

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Re: Blank screen.

TweakUI won't fix it. The "bottom toolbar" (it's called the taskbar) and your desktop icons are all run by a program in windows called Explorer. Explorer has likely failed to start up correctly, and this is usually because of spyware. You'll want to try rebooting the system into safe mode (press f8 during system startup, right before the windows logo screen), and select "Safe Mode with Networking" so we can get online, hopefully. Now download a tool like Spybot Search and Destroy if you don't have it. It's anti-spyware, and usually fixes most of these types of problems. Make sure to update it, and then do a scan.

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Re: Blank screen.

"Download TweakUI from the link below, install it, click Start>Run, and type in TWEAKUI now click ok, in the window that pops up, click on Pepair, now click on the down arrow in the right hand pane, make sure Rebuild Icons is selected, now click Repair Now, Click OK, then Reboot, al should be well then."

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The other way to solving this problem is going into safe mode, then hit the cltr+Alt+del, then the task manger opens, the type the mscnfig, then the dailogue box opens, then you click on the tab were it says system restoration. click there and then take it to previous date. after the system restarts, please run the anti-virus on the system.

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