Blank screen on start up

  Tulips 18:45 04 Nov 2008
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When I turned my XP machine on this morning my desk top was black instead of a picture but all the icons are still there and every thing sems to be working OK. How do I get it back to normal please?

  skidzy 18:59 04 Nov 2008

click here simple to follow steps Tulips

Or; click here

  Tulips 20:12 04 Nov 2008

Thanks Skidzy but when I restart, the problem returns and I have to manually get the desktop picture back. Is there a way of keeping it there all the time?

  skidzy 20:40 04 Nov 2008

There is a possible chance of malware involved;

Run Mbam and SAS

Mbam click here
SAS click here

Download and update,then boot into safemode and run.

Also check your registry settings click here

  woodchip 21:37 04 Nov 2008

Second thread that as had this problem

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