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Laptop will not boot up completely, shows backdrop and screensaver, can't get task bar at the bottom to pop up.

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This is a condition caused by a damaged windows....To be exact some of the system files that are responsible with the desktop appearance were damaged or radically changed...
First point the mous at the bottom of the screen to see if the task bar is not set to autohide...if nothing gets on ..try to right click on desktop and than properties,,,and on the themes choose the windows that you use...and ok ..and see if the desktop is getting back ....If the result is the same the only fast solve is to reinstall it using the recovery cd ..or partition ...or a boot-able cd with the operation system ...cause if it is not getting back after that it means that it was completely and irremediable damaged..

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Let me know if u got help?

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