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Start button doesn

Windows 2000 sp3, when cliking the start button, it looks like it gets pushed in but the start menu never comes up. This happens logged in  as user and local admin
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sunray_2003Commented:
use ctrl + esc

Sunray
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dsteinbrennerAuthor Commented:
that does not work either
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sunray_2003Commented:
Or use windows key

Sunray
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dsteinbrennerAuthor Commented:
sorry that doesnt work either, I also found a fix for this issue on MS KB but that did not fix it either....
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sunray_2003Commented:
Have you restarted the machine and tried ?

Have you scanned for virus ?

Sunray
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adonis1976Commented:
here is the link to your problem, this seems to be the exact problem you are having

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;262076&Product=win2000
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sunray_2003Commented:
Check this has NOT been done

http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/905/

Sunray
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dave4dlCommented:
This goes along with the post by adonis1976
Maybe your start menu folders got deleted
("C:\Documents and Settings\user\Start Menu" and/or "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu")
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qfrenCommented:
hi:

hv u try to scan virus ?
Go to this sites to scan for virus...

Online virus scan:
Symantec (norton)
http://security2.norton.com/ssc/vc_about.asp?langid=us&venid=sym&plfid=22&pkj=RKNYPJUIYCZRWEJGSSK

Housecall Online Scan
http://housecall.antivirus.com

PC Pitstop Virus Scan
http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/default.asp

Spyware ? Ad Aware ?

Ad Aware
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

Run SpyBot
http://spybot.eon.net.au/index.php?lang=en&page=download

HijackThis
http://www.webattack.com/download/dlhijackthis.shtml 

Spy Bot http://security.kolla.de/news.php?lang=en

If still no luck,

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Run SFC /SCANNOW to see if any windows protected files have been overwritten
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Repair/Restore window
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Repairing, Recovering, and Restoring an Installation of Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;268106

How to Perform an In-Place Upgrade of Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;292175

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dsteinbrennerAuthor Commented:
i tried all of the above and nothing has worked?
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qfrenCommented:
hi:
none of above works? even reinstall?

Maybe u should backup ur data , format and then do a clean install..just a suggestion..


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