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nothing works till i run task manager

new build, clean install of win7. nothing will work till i run task manager.
any ideas ?
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  1. System spec?
  2. Sounds like corruption of system files or configuration.

    Once you get to desktop, open up command prompt as admin and run sfc /scannow
  3. snowctrl said:
    System spec?


    asus, m5a99fx pro r2.0 motherboard
    amd fx 8320 8 core
    16 GB matched ddr3 ram
    dual diamond raadeon r7 240 video cards
  4. what do you mean nothing will work until you run task manager? the mouse works? windows login?
  5. rgd1101 said:
    what do you mean nothing will work until you run task manager? the mouse works? windows login?


    sorry, yes mouse works....nothing on desktop works
  6. ok, so you are at the desktop, start button doesn't work or you don't see it.
    and do you mean double click don't start the app or you are starting the app from task manager?
  7. no integrity violations
  8. can not click on anything on desktop have to alt ctrl delete to get to task manager open it and then everything works fine
  9. Best answer
    sound like a bad install, either fix it
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/how-can-i-repair-the-windows-7-64-bit/1e1357e4-e4a6-4153-8d98-6ff2fa5f95c7

    or since it is a clean install, where did you get the dvd? maybe easy to reinstall it again.
  10. rgd1101 said:
    sound like a bad install, either fix it
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/how-can-i-repair-the-windows-7-64-bit/1e1357e4-e4a6-4153-8d98-6ff2fa5f95c7

    or since it is a clean install, where did you get the dvd? maybe easy to reinstall it again.


    its a legal copy of win, got it from walmart...hmmm that might be the problem lol
  11. i ran sfc /scannow, no errors
  12. rgd1101 said:
    ok, so you are at the desktop, start button doesn't work or you don't see it.
    and do you mean double click don't start the app or you are starting the app from task manager?


    i see everything cant click on anything when i run task manager i dont have to use it just open it ans the desktop works fine
  13. and you look at the performance tab in the task manager that it is not just busy?
  14. rgd1101 said:
    and you look at the performance tab in the task manager that it is not just busy?


    sorry just ran a chkdsk came back no errors.
    i loaded win8.1 and it did this also. i have tried using different video cards differeent mobo different ram and different hd.
    ive been building my own machines for 10 yrs and never had this one happen. im so lost.
    in response to your question, no.not busy.
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