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I installed good ole Diablo 2 on my netbook running Windows 7, and of course with windows 7 being the way it is, you must End Explorer.exe to allow the color glitch to be fixed.

Anyways, after my Diablo 2 session its time to start up Explorer.exe again, I hit control Alt del and to my suprise there is no tabs at the top! There is no option to start a new task.... The only resolution I can see now is to power off my computer and turn it back on.

Anybody know any work around to get Explorer.exe running after its been ended on Windows 7 Starter Edition
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Try launching the run command prompt by hitting the Windows key and R at the same time, then type explorer.exe and hit enter, it should work.
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start>search> Explorer.exe>click it to run
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for the reply guys.

Telimektar: That method don't work frown.gif does not bring up the run box.

SilverFire: When Explorer.exe is closed, there is no start bar


Ulgh.... I been using Windows 7 Starter since December 2010 and have not found one problem with it untill now.
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Maybe explorer is somewhat damaged ? I don't think it will help you but you can try that http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html maybe it will repair explorer if it was damaged. Or it's somehow a limitation of Windows 7 starter, which I doubt, if that's the case it'd be REALLY low of Microsoft.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Telimektar;14655163 
Maybe explorer is somewhat damaged ? I don't think it will help you but you can try that http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html maybe it will repair explorer if it was damaged. Or it's somehow a limitation of Windows 7 starter, which I doubt, if that's the case it'd be REALLY low of Microsoft.

You know what... This was a user error issue lol applaud.gif


Issue resolved with http://support.microsoft.com/kb/193050
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Quote:
Originally Posted by morbid_bean;14655264 
You know what... This was a user error issue lol applaud.gif


Issue resolved with http://support.microsoft.com/kb/193050

Glad to hear that smile.gif
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Glad to hear you got it fixed.
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