annoying icons on desktop

  User-DACAA4B6-2071-4134-8A1E49BBB8414030 11:43 01 Jan 2005

How do I get rid of annoying icons on desktop that are immovable but do not belong.
I assume they are a remnant of a web I have browsed.They are Bingo; Travel; Printer Cartridge Casino Online ; Website Housing : Poker and Card Games?

  Brian-318590 11:53 01 Jan 2005

i would try ad aware which is a free download if that dos,nt work try remove at boot up another free program they worked for me

  spikeychris 11:54 01 Jan 2005

"immovable"? What have you tried and what operating system?

  Jon Storm 11:55 01 Jan 2005

Probably a virus/trojan, likely installed by an ActiveX control on a website. Try Adaware SE from Lavasoft.

Have tried dumping ing recycle bin and deleting but they will not shift, move or do anything on right clicking!!
I also have adaware but they still stay!

  spikeychris 12:02 01 Jan 2005

As has been said run adaware, they are parasites. Have you just recently installed Messenger Plus from
click here ? (Or possibly another site?) If so, you can
uninstall Messenger Plus and reinstall it (if desired) without the sponsor
program (which includes Lop.)
click here for more information.

You can also login to into Safe Mode with command prompt and find the shortcuts (probably
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Desktop and delete them from there.

  Brian-318590 12:12 01 Jan 2005

here,s the link click here

  Brian-318590 12:14 01 Jan 2005

here, what i was told click here

Adaware did not move them.
Snapahot sounds what I need , but I get the message "cannot find click here!!

I am running windows XP by the way

Also have not recently installed messenger plus or anything else

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