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my p.c taskbar has gone ive tried evrything and it stil wont work and i havent got the disk to reinstall windows wat else can i do plz help me as i can not use my p.c btw what evr i done it has canceld my network form my donw stairs comp and has caneld the internet so can u plz help me thanks nath
Same here, I have tried almost all of the same and tried to refresh (update the windows). It did not work.
I true to run explorer.exe from the task manager but it appears for a fraction of a second and then disappears. Internet explorer also not working and could not see the control panel.
Is there any hack around this too.?
yesh me too. i got same problem... i cant find my taskbar so i fully scan my computer with anti-virus... and i went to firewall setting and it said that i cant open it cause theres some problem that causing it.
can anyone help me
I have the same problem, my taskbar starts but disappears in a few seconds each time i restart the explorer.exe. Most help discussions just say to restart the explorer or to boot to safe mode. I think the only fix via the registry, but I'm not sure what to do.
same prob but only after installing a new GeoForce FX 5200 PCI card. Went back to onboard video and it works fine. Any help would be appreciated. Thinking driver...
Me too - no taskbar, no start button, clock, desktop icons - all missing. Ran all the checks available - no change. I did download IE 7 Beta 2 and can use that along with Firefox so can do most things I need to but it's cumbersome. Can't find my WIN XP Pro install disks (I do have them) but from the above I'm not too optimistic that a reinstall will help either. Lots of Google searching doesn't bring up any one good explanation or solution so the cause and fix remain elusive to me.
it helps to end explorer before you restart it using taskmanager
Hi, my task button disappears from the bottom of the task bar. I can't see which application is active/open. Hence everytime, i have to use alt-tab or alt esc to select the application. Please help.
You may want this article: http://ask-leo.com/why_dont_running_programs_show_in_my_taskbar.html
An update on what hasn't helped. Everything I've tried has not helped - still no task bar, no start menu, can't get to Control Panel functions so operating via Task Manager only and cumbersome switching between programs. I'm almost used to it. Can't launch and hold Windows Explorer so had to download an Win Explorer substitute program just to move files with. Oh, the pain of it all.
I have - run virus checks, registry clean/repair via several programs, spybot/malware cleaners, the SFC routine mentioned here and today a "repair reinstall" from my orignal WIN XP PRO CD.
Guess what? Still no task bar, start menu, etc. And I lost some functions I had before the repair install.
The only thing left is a full Install which will wipe out my existing programs and data. I have them backed up on a 200 gig external drive so that should be preserved.
I have not read anybody with a successful fix to this problem yet. The Repair Reinstall and SFC both sounded promising to me but they didn't effect a fix. Could there be a hardware problem on my HP? I assumed it was a corrupted Win Sys file but the reinstall should have taken care of that.
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