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My computer only shows the background screen and nothing else. I can not even access the task manager. How can I get to my files?

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  • delosreyesna Sep 25, 2009

    I tried to start the computer in safe mode but there are no icons and no start button at the bottom. The recovery will work thank you

  • Jaye Ellen Burke
    Jaye Ellen Burke May 11, 2010

    What means the "background screen"? Can you see any icons at all? I assume not. Can you see the screen contents if you use a flash light, aimed at the screen? If so then your screen has gone south. Can you start the computer in Safe Mode, by holding the F8 key down during startup. The result should be a black n white listing of options; If you can't see anything then you might try to get to the Boot Options screen. Put your recovery disk in the DVD drive and boot fron your DVD and run recovery option.

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Try loading the windows disk that came with your computer & select Repair and not install.

Hope this helps

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