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Xp freezing b/4 i can log on

First i have a problem with all my desktop icons just disappearng. Now my system freezes before I can log on.

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  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    Desktop freezing if i down load a picture

    the picture disappears briefly it returns again to the desktop without doing anything. it will not recognise preview either

    if i open a new folder on the Desktop and drop the picture into it works

    The search engine on the Desktop fails but can be used by using My Computer search from there

    which would indicate the Fault is Desktop not working?

  • Dave MacPhee
    Dave MacPhee May 11, 2010

    did you install any new software that could cause this to happen?? Also, can you get into safe mode?


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To access safe mode, when you FIRST turn on your computer, while it's booting, press the F8 key. Select "safe mode" from the list when prompted. Once you are in safe mode, you should get a prompt to use the system restore feature of windows. Follow the on screen instructions and restore your computer to a few days before you started having problems. If your restore is successful, make sure you are running anti-virus software. If you have no antivirus protection, you can get a Free antivirus program called Avast at Another is AVG at Then you should update the anti-virus and perform a full system scan.

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Plz go to safe mode...try doing a system restore..
chk if same problem happens in another user account...
other wise reformat you system

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