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I have Dell dimension 310 desk top. It has windows media xp, when I turn computer on it comes on , when it's on the page where I click on my name, it starts to log me in, but as it gets to my home page the icons do not appear and then it logs me off right away. Any help with this problem would be greatly appreciated.Thanks, Greg

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  • gbehnke Apr 22, 2009

    I turned the computer off and when I turned it back on I hit F8, then I put it on safe mode, hit enter, it still did the same thing, it let me click on my name, went to home page, no icons appeared and then logged off right away.

  • gbehnke Apr 22, 2009

    once I hit F8 is there something else I can try to correct this problem? The only thing I've tried is what I stated above, tried to log on in safe mode. Thanks, Greg gbehnke@myway.com

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    mrninja May 11, 2010

    sound like your missing a driver or some registry files... can you boot into safe mode?

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Boot into safe mode and see if your icons appear. Then run a virus scanner.

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