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How to find lost desktop files
Jun 18, 2012, 3:43 PM
Hello, I LOST ALL MY DESKTOP AND START MENU DUE TO SMART HDD VIRUS (TROJAN 32),I GOT RID OF THE VIRUS BUT CANT GET DESKTOP EXT, BACK PLZ HELP THANK U..ANNA
Jun 19, 2012
find lost desktop files
Jun 19, 2012, 12:29 AM
fresh install of windows or use system recovery to wipe hard disk clean and have a new installation of windows that is virus-free. now restore your data from your backup. you do have a backup right?
Jun 19, 2012, 12:38 AM
Look for the UNHIDER fix for this virus....
All the best Brett
Virus moved system folders to desktop
Window XP UPS virus infection
After virus recovery of files
Picture files showing up on the desktop
Desktop disappears when virus files are updated
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Jun 19, 2012, 12:47 AM
reset file attributes: will get you your desktop items back.
search for smtmp for your startmenu shortcuts, located in your temp files if you haven't deleted them yet
in cmd: attrib -h /s /d
Jun 19, 2012, 12:57 AM
if your startbar and desktop do not show, than all you have to do is relaunch explorer.exe
press the windows key, than r which will open a run prompt. than type explorer.exe and hit enter
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