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Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Right Side O The Pennines
County: West Yorkshire
Create a new user account, log in using that account, if there are no problems its more than likely some profile corruption and/or registry problems.
Something is waiting on a timeout before launching explorer.exe you can test this by immediately opening task manager after logging in from the ctrl alt del screen option then select run from the menu and type in explorer.exe and hit enter.
If your icons and task bar appear almost immediately, then its certainly something not working quite right before explorer is initialised.
If the new profile works fine port your data across to that and use it. If not its more likely to be a system issue.
Hope this helps
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