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Report Jose- Apr 12, 2010 at 07:43 AM did not find any explorer.exe too.. Thank You. Only found explorer.exe but at least now have a normal desktop. Please check this against your installation diskette. have a peek here

Use System Restore to go back to the previous days which ur computer functions well. 4. Safe modejust shows a black screen. shoot, I THOUGHT the thing could go faster than four hours to boot. You ever watch one of those things format a disk with the cover off? page

Double click it, change the value data to read "explorer.exe" (without the quotes) and click ok. if you can help please email me!! After about two reboots the Radeion Card picked up as default and I havn't had any trouble with it.Since I posted I have found a resolution to the problem. Do a Ctrl+Alt+Delete and look in the process tab.

Click New Task. Double-click the .vbs file. Report Bob- Apr 23, 2010 at 07:51 PM Works great xD ty Report spanishwebguy- Jun 10, 2010 at 02:45 AM Brilliant - thanks Report mkgf- Jul 6, 2010 at 10:31 AM This was an IBM System 370 Model 148, and would have been in the 1970's.

I found on the internet a fix-it program that found my taskbar. Easy checks include mousing over and looking for a microsoft signature, comparing created and modified dates (these should be same as for other files of the same OS version installed at Calgon take me away !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19297084 Report HALP- Apr 25, 2011 at 03:54 AM Your explorer.exe is not running.

Somebody was providing a new bad file pretty darn fast after I get rid of the old one. I am thinking that in the installation| process I might have inadvertently changed something that would make the| taskbar disappear, or would the video card have something to do with this.| Report ofas- Mar 26, 2010 at 03:56 PM i can click the link on this computer, but of course not on the computer which needs it . . . It didn't have Internet access then.

I wonder how all those files got changed at the same date and time AFTER I started the machine up again, post trash dump? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/99756-45-task-disappeared-installing-video-card desktop icons and start menu recent program icons dont display!. I'm not too familiar with this brand of laptop but if you are using windows you should be able to follow these instructions to fix this. Once that happened, the comp restarts itself and lo and behold everything was back to normal.

This might take some time, so don't get discouraged. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-2400-not-powering-up.php After trying all different method the regedit method worked for me perfectly. also look here #4: http://www.computing.net/answers/wi....... Report JR- Jun 21, 2010 at 10:10 PM Awesome.

I try key in explorer.exe in new run command, also not working. I wish I could remember where I found for others who might have this same problem. PC Desktops Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. Check This Out use the web service to find the appropriate program or select from the program list.

Tap the F8 Key right after you turn on the computer until you get the Advanced Boot Up Menu\015\012and use the keyboard arrow keys to select Safe Mode. What finally worked for me, not sure if will work for others but I used the new task to run bring up a command prompt. I then went into control panel, and did a system restore to a date from last month.

The mouse moved fine but nothing to click.

Move your files over to the new account (I don't think there are many) and delete the old one.But I wouldn't use Windows XP on a 256kB machine (not even MS-DOS Is there something very simple i have overlooked, are there any other tests at physical hardware level i can do, bearing in mind I have unplugged & reseated RAM modules and I enabled the guest account, logged off as 'James,' and logged on as guest. Helpful +31 Report challanged Jul 9, 2008 at 06:16 PM Well good news for me; I have fixed the problem with my machine.

Somehow, someway I have lost my taskbar at the bottom of the page. > > I do know that you can do this by dragging in out of site or to I can count the times I've done it on my thumbs, I think. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: No icons or taskbar? http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-2400-win-xp-reinstall.php Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop I have Windows XP professional and recently when I start my computer, there isn't any taskbar.

IM BACK!!!!!! I suggest this solution to everyone having similar problems. Thanks!! Dell will supply a replacement, but only to the original or registered owner.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I doybt if it's malware. I also don't have any sound now If you're talking about Windows XP, the volume control is available from the Control Panel under Sounds and Audio Devices; place a check-mark by