I have a Dell Inspiron 8100 Laptop. When i bootup everything is is fine,My Backgroung and Icon all show up. A minute later my Icon and Task bar disappear and dont come back.You have to reboot to get them back for a minute You have to be quick to open a program. The program runs fine. What do I need to do to keep my Icon on the desktop.

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Last Post by Dogbite

Something is slapping explorer.exe [your GUI] silly... see what this turns up, for a start:
==Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
from: http://www.majorgeeks.com/Malwarebytes_Anti-Malware_d5756.html
or: http://www.besttechie.net/tools/mbam-setup.exe
=Dclick that file to install the application and ensure that it is set to update and start, else start it via the icon.
Select "Perform Full Scan", then click Scan; the application will guide you through the remaining steps.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
Post the Notepad log [it is also saved under Logs tab in MBAM].
And then, so we are not totally blind:
==download hijackthis: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download5554.html
-copy it to a new FOLDER placed either alongside your program files or on your desktop and then... rename hijackthis.exe to imabunny.exe
-in that folder start HijackThis by dclicking the .exe; now close ALL other applications and any open windows including the explorer window containing HijackThis.
-click the Scan and Save a Logfile button. Post the log here.


I am going out of town for a few days, will try when I return, and post results. Thanks for the help.

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