How can I fix my computer after AVG deleted explorer.exe?

by on October 3, 2010

Q: AVG deleted explorer.exe from my laptop as a Trojan. All my desktop icons and start taskbar are gone. I’ve tried using your answer for the registry keys but it didn’t work please help!!

4 Responses to “How can I fix my computer after AVG deleted explorer.exe?”

    What version of windows are you running?


      @ mark running windows xp


        Cheeky, try what fletcha mentions below. Also, if you reboot the PC does the taskbar & icons come back?

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    Try to hit Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open your Task manager. Once Task Manager is open go to File > Run and type “explorer” If that doesn’t work try “explorer.exe”. That should bring all of your icons/Task Menu back unless something has become corrupt.