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Main Monitor All White Except for Task Bar

Posted on 2015-02-17
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Logged into my Windows 7 PC using Cisco VPN and was greeted by an all white display (no background or icons) except for the task bar.  When I click on the display the task bar disappeared.  When I logged in at work this morning I got the same result.  I have dual monitors, so I tried setting the display to use only my main monitor....same result.  I reverted back to the original dual monitor display... same result.  Then the desktop appeared as it normally would.  Any idea what would cause this?
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
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explorer.exe was hung at some point. many times it will reset itself and things will go back to normal.
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