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Report satish- Mar 18, 2009 at 07:49 AM So much thanks to you... For example, a third-party theme may have bugs; or, the desktop "slide show" (part of the Windows Theme in Windows 7 and 8) may be configured incorrectly. Recently, my screen saver has stopped working. Thanks in advance! -GG Report GG- Sep 15, 2009 at 07:33 PM Hello - First let me say this is a great forum. this content

My virus was hidden in there. Do the same steps for desktop and settings..... ---KickedLadder Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - My pictures are covered with JPEG cover by jcborjas / August 11, 2008 1:20 What the Tech → Software → Microsoft Windows Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Only thing I can guess at is that the Explorer file was either corrupted or whatever and the system replaced it. see this

all the icons went away , and even though I tryed loging in as a diff user and turning off/on , restarting, etc nothing seemed to work. Deleted explorer.exe file, restarted and all my icons, toolbar, and start menu appeared. Report Richard- Apr 5, 2010 at 02:25 AM thanks, this worked for me Report rajeev- Apr 15, 2010 at 04:00 PM i had the same problem and I restored my system At this point you can also test if your screensaver will work by setting the screensaver to turn on after the 1 minute interval (temporarily).

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  • Anyway, after deleting the Explorer.exe, I went back to the run command and typed explorer.

Report Kate- Apr 7, 2010 at 04:28 PM I have the same problem .. As such, you can reset the settings to default to resolve the issue. Register now! I need more computer questions.

I'm patting myself on the back now! 🙂 Reply Chris Davis says February 22, 2014 at 4:49 am You are welcome! Reply Nestor says March 28, 2014 at 9:19 am I´m from Venezuela thank Chris, I help my co-worker with the solution number 2. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? you could try here I have got all the icons back and it is working fine.

I came across this incredible photograph on,what turned out to be a ~ Seriously bad virus infecting website..... Reply azsds says November 22, 2013 at 8:40 am Method 1 worked perfectly. Don't know if yours is.Good luck. it's worked.

But it just doesnt get activated. my review here Helpful +14 Report Jim333c Jul 16, 2008 at 10:16 AM I had the same problem. That means that any other program won't recognize it as a problem. I messed with this all day unistalling SP3 etc and your "explorer" advice fixed it.

Also, if your mouse pad is dirty (with hair or lint) then this can also cause the mouse to go 'haywire'. news It worked for me and savedme days of trying to figure it out. Under Pick a Task click on "Undo changes to your computer with System Restore". Thanks.

Unplug USB Devices (Magic Jack) Some devices that connect to and operate through the USB can prevent the screensaver from not working. Advertisement Brenda2368 Thread Starter Joined: Feb 8, 2002 Messages: 7 Hi... Back to top #7 tallin tallin SuperMember Authentic Member 2,340 posts Posted 08 November 2008 - 12:17 AM Aps27, For what it is worth, screen savers take CPU to run, I http://fmcproducts.net/system-restore/system-restore-is-not-working.php I operate a windows xp.

Also it said I did not have administrative privileges to make changes and I am the only one on this computer. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Go to the file tab, new task (Run...) and type "explorer.exe" with the quotation marks.

Thanks, it worked first time.

Only found explorer.exe but at least now have a normal desktop. Wonderful solution !! Reply Tierney Wood says February 4, 2015 at 11:28 am Thank you, that worked for me! If you deleted it , how can you see it?

Thanks! Vista , Win 7: There are two places that you can use the system restore feature from. I still don't know what made those tabs disappear in the first place but they are back now. check my blog It's very easy to make your computer non-usable if you edit the wrong entry.

System restore I had done before did nothing Reply ppo cze says February 29, 2016 at 2:49 am Happy to find this. TerryNet replied Mar 7, 2017 at 7:26 PM LG V10 SD Content Not Showing jampot replied Mar 7, 2017 at 7:15 PM I bought a 2T external hard... Report KIM FROM OHIO- Apr 7, 2010 at 08:51 PM THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP THIS DEFINATELY WORKED! :) Report sandyp- Apr 22, 2010 at 03:02 PM this might What are your user permissions set to?

If that doesn't work, proceed to the next step. Thank you so much for the help!!!!!!!!!!!!, this was beggining to get real annoying. AVG, Avira) Helpful +5 Report just me Sep 30, 2008 at 10:55 PM Ok this is for those of you who can access task manager through the Ctrl-Alt-Delete. It worked for me.

Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt. Since losing the pic, I've,already, searched through loads and loads of photos of waterfalls online...~ Nothing even comes ~Near, to the one I had ! Send me a message on the bottom left of the screen (using the Zopim Chat button), or click my picture to read more about how I can fix your computer over Report norman- Jun 27, 2009 at 12:11 PM Hi, Your previous email said you could not found image...

I tried to reinstall windows, it freezes during the process. Clean the Mouse Optical Lens On many computers, the mouse can wake up a computer from sleep and also the screen saver.