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Unread 21-04-2008, 10:12 AM   #1
Wilma
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Taskbar and Start Menu

Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the Taskbar
and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor over
the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to open).
When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this the
computer seems to be working OK.
 
Unread 21-04-2008, 01:12 PM   #2
Barry Karas
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

What is "this software"? Do you mean the operating system?

Sincerely,

Barry Karas
***************
"Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
> Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
> computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
> Taskbar
> and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor
> over
> the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to open).
> When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
> activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this the
> computer seems to be working OK.



 
Unread 21-04-2008, 06:13 PM   #3
Kelly
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

Hi Wilma,

See if line 164 helps: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

--

All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)

Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm


"Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
> Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
> computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
> Taskbar
> and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor
> over
> the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to open).
> When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
> activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this the
> computer seems to be working OK.


 
Unread 22-04-2008, 05:13 AM   #4
Wilma
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

Hi Barry

"this software" referred to Windows XP Home Edition - the operating system.

Regards

"Barry Karas" wrote:

> What is "this software"? Do you mean the operating system?
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Barry Karas
> ***************
> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
> news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
> > Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
> > computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
> > Taskbar
> > and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor
> > over
> > the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to open).
> > When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
> > activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this the
> > computer seems to be working OK.

>
>
>

 
Unread 22-04-2008, 05:13 AM   #5
Wilma
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

Hi Kelly

We tried line 164 with no success. Previously on start-up the Taskbar would
populate first and then the various desktop icons would come up. Now the
desktop icons come up almost immediately and the task bar seems to be covered
over. When we open either outlook or the internet then the "start" button,
clock, and Google show up but cannot be accessed. In fact the clock stays on
the time the computer was booted.

Any ideas?

Thanks


"Kelly" wrote:

> Hi Wilma,
>
> See if line 164 helps: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> --
>
> All the Best,
> Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)
>
> Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
>
>
> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
> news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
> > Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
> > computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
> > Taskbar
> > and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor
> > over
> > the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to open).
> > When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
> > activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this the
> > computer seems to be working OK.

>
>

 
Unread 25-04-2008, 07:12 PM   #6
Kelly
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

Hi,

Describe covered over.

--

All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)

Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm


"Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
news:076DF7E9-4767-4C5F-96DE-B2806A0A29CE@microsoft.com...
> Hi Kelly
>
> We tried line 164 with no success. Previously on start-up the Taskbar
> would
> populate first and then the various desktop icons would come up. Now the
> desktop icons come up almost immediately and the task bar seems to be
> covered
> over. When we open either outlook or the internet then the "start" button,
> clock, and Google show up but cannot be accessed. In fact the clock stays
> on
> the time the computer was booted.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks
>
>
> "Kelly" wrote:
>
>> Hi Wilma,
>>
>> See if line 164 helps: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>>
>> --
>>
>> All the Best,
>> Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)
>>
>> Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
>>
>>
>> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
>> news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
>> > Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
>> > computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
>> > Taskbar
>> > and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor
>> > over
>> > the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to
>> > open).
>> > When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
>> > activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this
>> > the
>> > computer seems to be working OK.

>>
>>


 
Unread 28-04-2008, 11:12 AM   #7
Wilma
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

Thanks all for the input. Seems like norton and/or internet explorer was
corrupted. Replaced both and now all is OK.

"Kelly" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Describe covered over.
>
> --
>
> All the Best,
> Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)
>
> Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
>
>
> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
> news:076DF7E9-4767-4C5F-96DE-B2806A0A29CE@microsoft.com...
> > Hi Kelly
> >
> > We tried line 164 with no success. Previously on start-up the Taskbar
> > would
> > populate first and then the various desktop icons would come up. Now the
> > desktop icons come up almost immediately and the task bar seems to be
> > covered
> > over. When we open either outlook or the internet then the "start" button,
> > clock, and Google show up but cannot be accessed. In fact the clock stays
> > on
> > the time the computer was booted.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > "Kelly" wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Wilma,
> >>
> >> See if line 164 helps: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> All the Best,
> >> Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)
> >>
> >> Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
> >> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
> >>
> >>
> >> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
> >> news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
> >> > Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on this
> >> > computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
> >> > Taskbar
> >> > and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the cursor
> >> > over
> >> > the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to
> >> > open).
> >> > When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
> >> > activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this
> >> > the
> >> > computer seems to be working OK.
> >>
> >>

>

 
Unread 28-04-2008, 07:12 PM   #8
Kelly
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Re: Taskbar and Start Menu

Great news. Thanks for letting us know.

--

All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)

Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm


"Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
news:623E6D9E-5240-483E-930C-741F0248903B@microsoft.com...
> Thanks all for the input. Seems like norton and/or internet explorer was
> corrupted. Replaced both and now all is OK.
>
> "Kelly" wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Describe covered over.
>>
>> --
>>
>> All the Best,
>> Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)
>>
>> Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
>>
>>
>> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
>> news:076DF7E9-4767-4C5F-96DE-B2806A0A29CE@microsoft.com...
>> > Hi Kelly
>> >
>> > We tried line 164 with no success. Previously on start-up the Taskbar
>> > would
>> > populate first and then the various desktop icons would come up. Now
>> > the
>> > desktop icons come up almost immediately and the task bar seems to be
>> > covered
>> > over. When we open either outlook or the internet then the "start"
>> > button,
>> > clock, and Google show up but cannot be accessed. In fact the clock
>> > stays
>> > on
>> > the time the computer was booted.
>> >
>> > Any ideas?
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> >
>> >
>> > "Kelly" wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi Wilma,
>> >>
>> >> See if line 164 helps: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >>
>> >> All the Best,
>> >> Kelly (MS-MVP/DTS&XP)
>> >>
>> >> Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
>> >> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> "Wilma" <billmargs@bigpond.com(donotspam)> wrote in message
>> >> news:8F007E44-B827-4BC6-8A52-E78AD1D13715@microsoft.com...
>> >> > Using Windows XP Home Edition. Have been using this software on
>> >> > this
>> >> > computer for over three years without problem. Now on start-up the
>> >> > Taskbar
>> >> > and Start Menu do not become fully functional (if you place the
>> >> > cursor
>> >> > over
>> >> > the bar all you get is the "eggtimer" as if it is still trying to
>> >> > open).
>> >> > When clicking on Taskbar and Start Menu in Control Panel it does not
>> >> > activate. All other tasks in Control Panel work OK. Apart from this
>> >> > the
>> >> > computer seems to be working OK.
>> >>
>> >>

>>


 
 

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