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In the Open box, type cmd and then press Enter. I have gone into safe mode and even that is not working. Jul 27, 2012 #3 speedyturtle TS Rookie Topic Starter learninmypc said: ↑ Unless somebody else suggests something better, I'd suggest trying to reboot & do a system recovery. corrupt or missing OS files 2. have a peek here

But I hate it when this happens. also cant reinstall windows xp cuz my cd/dvd isnt working either! if It won't help in your problem. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

If you haven't (and dont want to reboot for whatever reason) give it a shot. Fix The Windows Registry Corrupt entries in the Windows registry may also cause Start Menu problems. You will need your Windows CD Reply With Quote 06-08-201211:14 PM #13 ajay569 Array Join Date Aug 2012 Posts 245 Re: Start button not responding in windows xp dear;;; What Causes BlehBlehBleh 29 I tried this method then I restarted my computer.

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  2. Reply With Quote 10-09-201202:00 AM #19 rockindeepak Array Join Date Jul 2012 Posts 100 Re: Start button not responding in windows xp Hello Follow these steps: 1.Press Ctrl + Alt +
  3. I think if I could get that to work problems could be corrected.
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  6. Enter (guess what) explorer.exe and press enter your desktop and taskbar will reappear (and your long running app will still be running) View all 13 comments Report totally lost but found-
  7. Jul 27, 2012 #1 speedyturtle TS Rookie Topic Starter Sorry I forgot to mention this but I am unable to copy/cut and paste anything as I tried to copy windows folder
  8. On his, the task bar would load, but the start button would not (there would just be a blank white space where the start button should have been) and when mousing
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From the desktop, when the START BUTTON is clicked, it quickly flashes and the menu goes away quickly. Find all posts by Baser-X #4 March 26th, 2004, 09:33 PM IamLisa New Member Join Date: Mar 2004 Posts: 2 Which option? All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Reply With Quote 23-07-201205:42 PM #8 mihirthakore Array Join Date Jul 2012 Posts 188 Re: Start button not responding in windows xp HI, Follow this simple steps which can solve your

The All Programs option is located below the second separator line. Terminate it. (ignore warning) 5. by Zicksen / August 20, 2006 5:57 AM PDT In reply to: Regarding HighJack This, I'm going to try to do what you said. I'm sure other people have experienced this bug, but I did a google search and found nothing useful.So, right now, when I try to click on the Start Menu, it won't

Corrupt or missing operating system files 2. gulfvis, Oct 31, 2005 #1 Matacumbie Rocky Top Nothing in task manager listed as not responding? System File Checker (sfc.exe) is a command line utility that scans and verifies the versions of all protected system files. Seems like its pretty messed up.

Thank you!!!!!!! Jul 27, 2012 #5 speedyturtle TS Rookie Topic Starter learninmypc said: ↑ Ok, since you can reboot, as it is rebooting, you should see someplace on the screen where it gives virus or spyware infection to solve this problem: If there is any corrupt or missing OS file- press ctrl+alt+dlt select file> new task(run) type cmd in the dialog box and press Please add us to your whitelist to enable the website to function properly.

Registry Editor will open. navigate here It is an excellent spyware hunter. Look at the ones about Enable/Disable Start Menu or Taskbar. If the problem is same as I had mentioned above, then you will have to increase your RAM according to OS System Requirements.

Thanks so much.Also, this makes sense. Thank you! There can be several causes for this problem, but the most common causes are: Corrupt or missing operating system files Damaged registry keys Virus or spyware infection How to Fix the Check This Out Then reinstall the window.

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