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Old 10-09-2007, 05:17 AM   #1
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Default Strange icon on desktop

An icon has recently appeared on my desktop. It starts as a small square in the top left hand corner of the screen. when i click on it, it turns into a blue oblong with a white insert on it's top half. I can click and drag it around the screen but right clicking/deleting task manager etc does not give any indication as to what it is or does. Any ideas.
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Old 10-09-2007, 06:19 AM   #2
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Sounds like a Virus to me there bud. I'd do a virus scan.
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Old 10-11-2007, 10:47 AM   #3
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Thanks. I've done a thorough scan with latest software and it did find a bug but it can't be related to this 'cos the things still there. Still can't be sure if it's doing any harm.
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Old 10-11-2007, 10:51 AM   #4
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Can you send us a Screenshot?
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Old 10-11-2007, 03:27 PM   #5
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I'd like to see a screenshot too.

Try using a couple of virus scans, one that's already installed on your computer, and an online one, like Trend Micro's online scan.

Also, run HijackThis to see if there's anything running that shouldn't be running.

You said deleting doesn't work... have you tried to delete it via safe mode?
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Old 10-11-2007, 04:52 PM   #6
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Yeah, Screenshot please? Sounds iffy.
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