delay after typing my password with the message: "preparing your desktop" displayed on the login screen

I use Windows Vista for about 3 years now, it has been hurt on the first day.  However, it is the biggest problem I've ever known.

My PC is currently the entire installation, which means that all the software, drivers and personal settings are applied to the way I would like it. But lately, I have had opportunities indicate that loggin, there was a long delay, after typing my password with the message: "preparing your desktop" displayed on the login screen (the PC was night shotdown, not having changed anything to the system), then I am connected to a desktop where I lost all my custom settings : wallpapers, plans, location of the updated table on the page icon, were all gone as if I start Windows for the first time, and every program I tried to run from there thought while they started upward for the first time.

My office, I know, has completely disappeared.   How can I get it back?  Where at - it go?

I am a school teacher and my student missions, etc. are in the files on the desktop.

I'd appreciate any help you can give me.

Please keep in mind that I'm not a techno person and very little familiar with several computer attributes.

Thank you


Press Alt + Ctrl + delete

Start the Task Manager

Click new task below or click file > new task

Type explorer.exe

Click ok

Bring this back?

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