Blue screen No Desktop

  [DELETED] 20:50 03 Nov 2003
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An AMD 1000Mz Win ME machine that I have which is Broadband connected has started to play up.

It boots up okay but will not launch the desktop. All I get is a blue screen, but the screen saver kicks in as norm so I suppose windows has loaded.

I have the 'Tiny' firewall installed with AVG. Do I have a virus?

During the weekend my search bar on IE was taken over by another which listed some Adult sites and when I got rid of this the machine played up.

All help appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!

  [DELETED] 20:55 03 Nov 2003

Have you tried System Restore to before this happened?

  recap 21:01 03 Nov 2003

Does the Windows key on the keyboard work to enable you to get in to any programs?

  [DELETED] 21:03 03 Nov 2003

Ignore my first post!

Can you get it to start up in Safe Mode, then try System Restore.

  [DELETED] 06:55 04 Nov 2003

When I try boot in Safe MOde I get the blue screen again.

Have not tried Window Key

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