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I did a system restore on my computer and restored it as far back as it would allow. When it restarted it displays the screen saver but there is nothing else... no start menu or anything. If I log onto the guest account, everything appears but nothing can be changed because the guest is not the administrator. What can I do?

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  • daboin_ke861 Feb 06, 2010

    I did as you suggested and I get a pop up window that says "Windows Explorer has encountered a problem" Send error report or Don't send

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When in the administrators screen is up with just the back ground press the ctrl(control) and hold down then the shift key and press escape, the task manager should apear, goto the applications tab, once there on the bottem right hand side click on new task, in the text box type: EXPLORER.EXE then click on ok, if the screen reapears with all the icons post back and i will run you through the perminant fix. cheers

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  • jimnuggats Feb 06, 2010

    Click on send, if it a web page pops up with a fault diagnosise, have a read and get back to me, if not in a couple of days you will receive an update and your computer should be back to normal. post back and let me know, thanks.

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