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Desktop missing, Cannot restore system

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    Desktop missing, Cannot restore system


    I think I might have deleted something I shouldn't have from registry editor and now the desktop is gone, replaced by an empty black screen. There are no desktop icons and the Task Bar is gone. I am only able to access the internet and write this because of Task manager. I want to do a system restore but there is no Charm Bar and the Control Panel refuses to open. Any suggestions?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Open task manager and run the task:
    "explorer.exe"

    Report back with what happens.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Desktop missing, Cannot restore system
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