interesting vista problem

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  1. happyrobots

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    I never thought I would have any problems with Vista...:hsugh:

    Anyways when I hit the windows key + D or click the show desktop icon, I can't access my desktop. I get the default error sound and can't do anything on my desktop (right click, select any icons, etc). The only way to access the desktop after doing this is to open a window/program that I have open then minimize it.

    Anyone know what might be causing this? I can't connect this to installing any software or hardware either since I haven't done that around when this started to happen
     
  2. Doomsday

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    try a system restore
     
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    I hate to ask, but is this a legit copy of Vista?
     
  4. happyrobots

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    Yes.

    I'd also rather not restore.
     
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    why not?
     
  6. happyrobots

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    Never really had good luck with system restore. I probably will try it if I don't find another solution though.
     
  7. Hate Crime

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    Any system errors in event viewer? Application errors?
     

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