Explorer.exe won't start

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Prime, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. Prime
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    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    When ever i log on to my account i get a black screen, no icons or task bar. I have to manally start explorer.exe by pressing ctrl + alt + delete then picking task manager and "new task..."

    Can anyone help me?
     
  2. Prime
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    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    A system restore seems to work.
     
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    I think it was an problem in the registery
     
  4. Prime
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    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    What should i do to prevent it from happening again?
     
  5. rhyguy

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    not do what you did to get the problem
     
  6. Prime
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    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    what? I didn't do anything to make the problem happen.

    Don't be a jackass.
     
  7. rhyguy

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    Explorer doesnt remove itself from the registry startup list
     
  8. Prime
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    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well what did and how can i put it back on the registry startup list incase this happens again

    My god you lot are so helpful /sarcastic

    Remember me to not come fellow tempers when i have a problem i'll just "help" from a bunch of sarcastic pricks.
     
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    Rehehelly GBAtemp Regular

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    Because one person represents the ENTIRE forum?

    What did you do before it just stopped showing? It would most probably be something you did, or a program did. (hence why system restore worked)
     
  11. juggernaut911

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    if it was in the regestry, just frequently use cleaners. I use Glary Utilities + CCleaner + Avast Home

    no problems here
     
  12. Costello

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    how can you blame others when you are giving almost no information at all?
    there's no way we can know what caused your explorer.exe to be removed from your registry.
    Only you know what you've been doing with your computer....
     
  13. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    It could have been a virus?
     
  14. Sephi

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    Perhaps too much pron or an unreliable warez site [​IMG]

    Reminds me of when Chuckstudios totally broke windows XP with a bad crack for Nod32
    except this doesn't seem too bad.
     
  15. Strider

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    He isn't. Usually changes don't just happen by themselves, that is not an accusation. Anything that you have done or has been done, even tiny things (yes, including surfing on certain sites), might have made that happen. So if you track that down, you have a clue.

    Try not to see help as being attacked.