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Windows 7: Win 7 laptop keeps showing "preparing desktop"


19 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Win 7 laptop keeps showing "preparing desktop"

I have a windows 7 laptop, its a dell inspiron 1545, every now and then on boot up it displays "preparing desktop" and windows loads into a different looking desktop with only a few files and folders showing, only able to rectify this by restarting the system, but I was wondering if there is something I can do to prevent this from happening?

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19 May 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Angeleyes,

Are you getting a user profile error before this happens?

You might consider doing a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this started happening to see if it may be able to fix this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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