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No Icons show up

When I go into my user account on my laptop, none of the icons show up not even the start menu with the botton bar. I've tryed Ctrl Alt Delete and it say administrator won't let me do it.
When I go into Guest, I have to put Ctrl Alt Delete to have the icon and start menu show up. I've tried to do a system restore in Guest and it won't let me. It says, I have to log off or get the administrator, but my account is the administrator.
How can I fix this problem?

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    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Turn on the computer and keep pressing the F8 key. This should bring you to a system menu and choose safe mode. After you go into safe mode try to do a system restore there to the last time you remember the laptop working properly. Then go ahead and let the machine restart back to windows normally and see how it goes.




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When you have your desktop up & displayed, click the right mouse button & it will bring up a menu. Hover your mouse above the "Arrange Icons By" option and it will bring up a sub menu. If the "Show Desktop Icons" option does not have a check mark to the left of it, that is your problem. If there is no check mark, navigate down to it and click on it with your left mouse button and that will make your icons display.

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