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Windows 7: Urgent(accidentally removed the whole start menu and all the icons)

01 Aug 2011   #1
DaliaIM

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
Urgent(accidentally removed the whole start menu and all the icons)

help me please!!!!!!!!!!!

I was ending some unwanted processes in my task manager when i accidentally ended the process for the start menu and icons on my pc. now my screen just shows the background and i can only access stuff through the keyboard. can anyone tell me how to restore the start menu and the icons? please helpppppppppp


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01 Aug 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Open Task Manager,and from the File menu select New Task. There wrote explorer.exe and hit Enter. The screen should be back again.
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01 Aug 2011   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Alternatively set back to a previous restore point. In the future it may be good practice if you image your system before making such delicate operations.
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