1.    17 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    Win 10

    Lost Desktop

    In Win 10; Yesterday I ran RegCurePro. It told me to reboot. After It restarted I had no Desktop and I haven't been able to get it back. The only way tat I can do anything on my computer is to type Desktop in the Start menu and select the program from that menu. Otherwise the screen is totally black. What can I do to get it back. thanks.
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  2.    17 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 18,535
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Hi Les,
    Did you have system restore turned on before this happened, and a restore point created?
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    If not, then, I believe a reset is about your only easy option.
    Can you open the settings app and get here?
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    Here is a tutorial: Reset Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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