Resolve the issue when Windows® Desktop has disappeared
What are the tips to resolve the issue when the Windows Desktop has disappeared?
Windows is a very popular Operating System from Microsoft. This Operating System is very user friendly and is embedded with many advanced facilities. It is highly secured with the use of security updates. Besides of all these sometimes Windows will experience some problem in the normal functioning. Disappearing of the Windows desktop is one of the important problems that many users are experiencing with. This problem is mainly due to the attack of malware or any such threats. There are many threats in the digital world which are designed for destroying user’s computer and their data. These threats will affect your computer by means of Internet, portable storage devices such as pen drives, hard disks, CD/DVD etc. User who are affecting with the desktop disappearing problem will suffer from many related problems also. Users who are the victims of this type attack will not be able to access desktop icons, start button, gadgets, task bar etc. Using taskbar, users can access every program except Internet browser. This is done by the malware program for not accessing the internet. Besides of Malware attack if any problem such as software conflict occurs in user’s computer, it will also lead to desktop disappearing issue. This is because of the stopping of explorer.exe function which controls the desktop.
The following information helps you to know more about the tips for solving the Windows desktop disappearing problem:
- Check for explorer.exe
- Scan for malware
- Use online scanning
Check for explorer.exe
Sometimes this Windows desktop problem will happen due to the software conflict or any other program running issues. Due to this the explorer.exe which is the function that controls the desktop will stop. If in your computer, the desktop disappearing problem is due to this issue, you can fix this by restarting the explorer.exe. For this open the Task Manager, click on the 'File' tab. In the option appearing, click on the 'New task' button. This will open a new window. Type 'explorer.exe' and hit 'Enter'. This will restore your desktop.
Scan for malware
If the Windows Desktop disappearing problem does not get solved by the above method, then it is due to the attack of malware. For fixing this issue should scan your computer with good security software. You can access the security software installed in your computer through the task manager. If you are not getting the program by this method, then restart your computer in safe mode. After that, scan your whole PC for viruses. This will fix your problem.
In some computers the installed security program will not open due to the malware functioning. This differs according to the strength of the attacked malware. If you are not able to access your security software installed in your computer, then go for an online threat scanning. Many security program providers are also providing online scanning. This will remove the threats from your computer.
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