Annoying Icon

  Brice 10:41 24 Aug 2006
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Hi everyone
Can anyone tell me how to remove an annoying icon in the task bar.
I downloaded a screensaver and a programme called SpywareQuake has placed an icon in the task bar which keeps flashing and telling me that my system has been affected. Of course it is not. The software company is trying to convince me to buy its product.
I have tried "change/ remove", from control panel but it´s not listed and tried to right click on the icon but the prompt that tells me of the infection keeps poping up and recommending that I should download its programme
Your help would be most appreciated
Thanks

  Shortstop 10:46 24 Aug 2006

click here

[note: I haven't used this myself]. Interestingly, one hits of softwares you can download to remove this is advertised on SpywareQuake's own website!! Bet it costs!!!

HTH

Paul

  SANTOS7 10:47 24 Aug 2006

click here
click here
Spyware quake is a rather NAFF piece of software, its a Rogue confessing to be what its not the links should help..

  Brice 18:19 24 Aug 2006

Hi
Thank you guys for your help.It's much appreciated.

  Avenger1 19:59 24 Aug 2006

I also had same problem if you look for my subject headed POP UP PROBLEM on 23/8/06 the return help I have tried and so far it has been a sucess. Good Luck.

  Brice 12:05 25 Aug 2006

Thank you Avenger 1,Santos7 & Shortstop, problem now solved. Many thanks

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