Problems logging in XP

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  1. tamiyaDrifter

    tamiyaDrifter Lurker

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    When I get into any user account on XP it just sort of sits there with out anything, just has the background and that's it. I had to use task manager to get anything to work. How do I fix this? Pretty much, no programs launch and the start bar doesn't launch either.
     
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    Sounds like Explorer.exe has either been corrupted or isn't loading.

    Explorer.exe IS the GUI for Windows. Without it, you don't see anything.

    It is loaded from a startup file (win.ini) IIRC.
    Try running explorer.exe from the Task manager
     
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    I tried that and it comes up with nothing. It says explorer.exe is running in the processes tab. I close it and restart, and nothing happens.
     
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    reformat
     
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    I'm considering that, being that my computer is riddled with spyware and other miscellaneous shit from porn sites :hsugh:
     
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    if that's the case, just reformat.
     

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