No toolbar / icons on startup!!!

  mrs room top 07:40 14 Jun 2008

Turned computer on, only background picture appeared, no icons, no toolbar at the bottom. Only way I can use the net is to go through task manager. Tried to re-install windows xp, will not run. Can scan with bit defender (through task manager) no virusis.

  mrs room top 07:52 14 Jun 2008

#gen_toolbar error keeps appearing, states that if I was trying to install new one, reboot to try to install again. am running windows xp

  rdave13 14:21 14 Jun 2008

Try this reg fix; click here scroll down to 195 and in right-hand list click on restore desktop icons and task bar. Instructions top of page.

  Pineman100 14:41 14 Jun 2008

If rdave13's fix doesn't work, maybe you should try to roll your system back to a date before the problem occurred, using System Restore.

If that's not possible from your normal bootup, try starting the computer in Safe Mode and running SR from there.

  mrs room top 16:55 14 Jun 2008

thanks for both of the above suggestions, tried the first to restore icons, did not work, tried SR but even in safe mode screen is blank ( after I have select user)

  rdave13 17:24 14 Jun 2008

Have a look here; click here;en-us;318027&Product=winxp

  rdave13 17:26 14 Jun 2008
  Les28 17:28 14 Jun 2008

Don't know whether this post the other week is similar type of problem?

click here

And don't know of any feedback.

  mrs room top 12:42 15 Jun 2008

Thank you sooo much, you have solved the problem, all working well now.

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