The PC boots and shows a black background and the mouse cursor, nothing else. No task bar, no icons. Booting in safe mode i get everything back to normal. I am at a loss, just where does the issue lie ? Nothing has been added or removed from the PC, no HW or SW changes, its just not loading a desk top other than the mouse cursor. what is the culprit here ( besides my lack of PC diagnostics ) AS Wanna kill these ads? We can help!