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    Explorer.exe completely missing

    Well, I tried updating my computer with a windows update (legal btw), and when I turned on my computer again, I had no background, no taskbar, no startmenu, absolutely nothing, I can run my programs through task manager, but explorer is 100% missing, and I think some other stuff are missing too. I even lag now at games like Trackmania...

    Anyone got a solution for me?
    Pretty irritating.

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    Getting really tired of my computers bullshit.

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    So what happens when you go to your Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc / Ctrl + Alt + Del) and create a new task: explorer.exe


     

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    "Can't find explorer.exe."
    I've searched after it in all the files with the browse button when you start a new task with task manager, but I can't find it there either.
    I used to have a backup of it too, but it got deleted as well.

    EDIT:
    Oh, I should also mention, can't open control.exe either...
    There I get the error:

    ::{266EE068-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683}
    Class is not registered

    I have checked with msconfig too, can open it, but can't find explorer as a startup program, or tool.
    And in regedit I've found it registered, but it's just missing from the library as well.

    Also, I can't change my volume without manually opening sndvol, and I can't scroll with my mouse either.
    But those I can live without
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    Getting really tired of my computers bullshit.

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    Unfortunately, I don't see any solution other than reinstalling Windows

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    Me neither, but the problem I have is that my disk is back in Norway, and I'm in the UK and won't come back for a year, and I'm poor at the moment, so I can't afford a new disk.
    Getting really tired of my computers bullshit.

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    http://www.deletevirus.net/download/..._seven_sp1.exe

    Direct download link for explorer.exe if you have Win 7 64-bit and Service Pack 1 installed.
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    Have you tried Windows/Flag key + R (Run) and then typing in "explorer.exe"?

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