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If i boot my inspiron the icons on the desktop do not show it is only the cursor that shows

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In WinXp and previous, right click on desktop, go to properties, then desktop and finally to customize desktop. Add the icons you want there. In win7 and I believe in vista as well. right click on desktop, click personilize, on the left click change desktop icons.

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Hi,
The screen may be showing the way it is due to the following reasons.
The user profile corrupt or there are system files may be missing
Try the following steps:
1. Remove the battery from the computer and disconnect the ac adapater.
2. Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds
3. reinsert the battery and connect the ac adapter
4. Power on and check again.

If the above steps do not work the next troubleshooting step:

1.At boot up press F8 and boot in safe mode.
2.Once windows shows up, Start->All Programs->Accessories->System Tools->Restore.
3.Here you must specify a date that is in bold numerals. It will reboot in a short while. And you will get a working computer
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