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Taskbar and Desktop icons flash/flicker on and off and don't allow her to open the Start menu or click any of the icons

I have uploaded the windows Xp Service pack 2 & windows update
after eveything completed i restarted my system
it starts the computer up, it logs in as usual,
but the taskbar and Desktop icons flash/flicker on and off and don't allow her to open the Start menu or click any of the icons

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  • guddanti Feb 18, 2008

    I have uploaded the windows Xp Service pack 2 & windows update
    after eveything completed i restarted my system
    it starts the computer up, it logs in as usual,
    but the taskbar and Desktop icons flash/flicker on and off and don't allow her to open the Start menu or click any of the icons

  • XskyX May 13, 2008

    I downloaded something and when i restarted my pc, the task bar and icons started to flicker, not letting me do anything , with anything. I tried going into safe mode, but it did the same thing and eventually everything disappeared. So i ended up restoring my pc to the following day, and it fixed it. But come to find out it was virtumonde trojan, be careful ya all. What we need to find out is if there's anything we can find, any type of fix, that we can download in case this happens again, cause i've heard that this might not get fixed with a restore, i was just lucky. If anyone knows of a fix, let me know ok. E-mail me at silentcoolbreeze@aim.com. Thankz!

  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    icons flicker on and off along with start menu but computer works fine as long as i select the icon while it's showing????? what do i do

  • kyokun53 Jan 07, 2009

    Everything boots up just fine but once I am logged on my desktop icons and task bar disappears and reappears.

  • Sco0ter1 Jan 29, 2009

    My icons and taskbar keep flashing on and off. Can't access the windows explorer for more than 2-3 seconds.

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Flashing desktop icons & task bar icons please help to solve the problem

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Restart computer and keep tappig F8 when
select safe mode from advance menu
*select win xp os
*get into safe mode and check
if u dont have any issue
then click on start->run->msconfig
click on selective startup
uncheck load startup items
click applay
click close
reboot and chack
if same problem
reboot computerr in safe mode
create new user acount

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  • deepak dsouza
    deepak dsouza Feb 14, 2014

    that dint help me

  • deepak dsouza
    deepak dsouza Feb 14, 2014

    criss cross lines comes n goes n flickering isbter

  • deepak dsouza
    deepak dsouza Feb 14, 2014

    image of desk top before logging in

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