no desk top icons or start button

  brihen 13:01 05 Jan 2003
  brihen 13:01 05 Jan 2003

help please serched data base cannot find anything on this problem windows 98se system on start up windows splash screen displays music plays then blue screen with mouse pointer start button flashes on screen for one second then dissapears same thing happens in safe mode but safe mode wording in each corner HELP

  Joe McG 13:06 05 Jan 2003

brihen, click on start-settings-taskbar and start menu. Make sure that always on top is ticked and click on apply.

  brihen 13:15 05 Jan 2003

there is no task bar no matter where pointer goes
there is nothing on the screen not just a hidden task bar

  Joe McG 13:21 05 Jan 2003

brihen, have you tried a system file check.?
If not go to start-programs-accessories-system tools-system information-tools. Before you click on the checker make sure that you have your win 98cd in your cd drive.

  brihen 13:25 05 Jan 2003

thanks for trying to help but i cannmot go to anything the screen does no display anything except the mouse pionter so i cannot go to start etc etc if i han a task bar or start button I would be able to sought out my self

  VoG™ 13:33 05 Jan 2003

Have you got a Windows key on your keyboard? If so, pressing it should bring up the Start menu.

  brihen 14:04 05 Jan 2003

thanks but have tried that

  VoG™ 14:09 05 Jan 2003

CTRL+ESC should open the Start menu.

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