Explorer.exe not starting or all desktop icon is mssing – solved Ctrl + Alt + Delete – this will open a menu where you need to:
2.choose “Start Task Manager”. When task manager is started on “File”, then from the drop down list choose
4.”New Task(Run..)” and when program “run” starts type
5.”explorer.exe” in the white field, then “ok”, this should solve your problem temporarily (windows should work fine now), if so
7.start the “run” program again and type
8.”regedit” in the white field, then on “ok”, this will open the Registry Editor program where you will need to the location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ Current Version \ Winlogon -(don’t forget to click on Winlogon, not just that little triangle in front of it) when you done that on the right side will be a list of files
11.double click the “Shell” file
12.change the text in the text box “Value data:” to “explorer.exe”
12b. restart your computer and windows should run as normal.

I hope this post helps

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