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Windows xp service pack 2

my desktop icons and toolbar have gone off the monitor.

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    toolbar is gone on msn homepage also recieving spyware warnings are these related in any way?

  • chard2 Apr 11, 2008

    my desktop and taskbar gone

    cant open programs except for Internet

    plsss help me tnx



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I think the screen resolution of your monitor have been changed.
To restore them back, you can go to display properties, from control panel and change the resolution under the settings tab.


Your monitor settings can be made right from the buttons available from the outer panel if that is the problem.

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