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Why is my Desktop Black?

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    Why is my Desktop Black?

    I turned on my Acer Aspire M (Intel Inside Core i5, it says) and I logged in. Everything fine so far. Well, when it goes to the gray screen and the task manager (I set it so it always brings up the Metro Start menu upon logging on) and the Task manager button is there, but I can't click it. The Touch Keyboard, Documents (word, not link apparently), and a power button labeled "Soluto", nothing else. Did I mention the Task Bar is gray? Anyways, when I press "Ctrl + Alt + Del", it brings up the options to Lock, Switch User, Task Manager, and to power off. (And other buttons). I tried turning off and turning on the computer. No luck. I click "Soluto" and it popped up the internet. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Try run a SFC first type sfc /scannow in an RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR command prompt.
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