troubleshooting Question

Windows XP Professional wont boot to show desktop

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I have a Windows XP Professional PC on a peer to peer network that won't boot to show the desktop. It boots up past the welcome screen but all I get is the desktop background with no icons or start menu. I can hit control alt delete and bring up the task manager. I can then go to the run prompt and get into Internet Explorer and other programs. I've tried in safe mode, same thing. I've tried a system restore, it won't restore. I have also taken the hard drive out and scanned with AVG and Malwarebytes. All clean. Any other ideas?

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