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Windows 7: Windows wallpaper there but no icon, mouse etc

22 Oct 2010   #1

Win 7 64 bit home
 
 
Windows wallpaper there but no icon, mouse etc

Hi all

I have found today that my win 7 loads up to the desktop screen so that i can see the wallpaper but goes no further, i cant see the mouse or taskbar and if i use CTRL ALT DEL i get a black screen but can see the mouse pointer again but still cannot do anything

anyone else experiencing this? I tried to system restore while in safe mode (safe mode is fine) but still not working after restore


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22 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Repair Install

this may or may not work.
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22 Oct 2010   #3

 
 

Hi twmonaghan, welcome to the forums

Have you recently installed any new hardware or updated drivers?


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22 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Hit Ctrl+Alt+Del to bring up your taskmanager,move with the keyboard if your mouse is not around.. useing arrows and Tab... End the process explorer.exe....Top left - new - task- (Enter explorer.exe) Check it out!! Your Icons should be back and functioning...Then we'll work from there to finally solve this issue
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