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Cannot drag and drop, copy and paste, double-click, buttons on task bar is missing

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cl_water, Mar 31, 2005.

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  1. cl_water

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    My friend needs help. When he opens network connections, it's empty. When he resfreshes it, he gets this error: "The network connections folder was unable to retrieve the list of network adapters on your machine. Please make sure that the network connection service is enabled and running." He checked it and the network connections are enabled but he still can't use them. When he opens the user account in the control panel, it's blank.

    When he goes to computer management, he cannot see the properties of any thing.

    He is unable to drag and drop, copy and paste, double-click files and open them, and the only thing that you can see in the taskbar are the quick launch buttons. Program buttons appear above the taskbar only if u minimize them.

    We've searched around for possible causes and some point it to the pseudo-Trojan FriendGreeting but my friend is pretty sure that he doesn't have the trojan since he never opened any email and he can't seem to find it in his computer.

    Please help us!

    Thanks
     
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