? in black square in system tray - what is it?

  bamfiesler 12:27 17 Oct 2009

I have recently noticed an icon in the system tray that I don't recall seeing before. It appears right at the far end - the right hand side - when I expand the unsed icons button. Hovering over it, it is shown as 'DOUBLE-F2LRP9ZQ(c039)'. The 'DOUBLE' part I recongnise as part of the hyphenated name I gave the PC, but double clicking on this does nothing, neither does exiting it.

I am also having major spikes in CPU usage evry 14 seconds and after doing two system restores these have become more frequent. Haven't done a virus check yet, but wondered what the first issues is and where it's connected to the spikes.

  Newuser939 12:34 17 Oct 2009

It's not BT Broadband Desktop Help is it? Try right clicking and see if that gives you an option to open it.

  bamfiesler 12:43 17 Oct 2009

Ahh... that's what it is, I recall now! It doesn't do anything if I right click it.

The spikes are bothering me more: the curros goes flying off the screen during those spikes.

  bamfiesler 12:47 17 Oct 2009

In fact opening BT BDH from the start menu doesn't do anything either!! Weird.

  Newuser939 12:47 17 Oct 2009

Might be worth uninstalling the Desktop Help - I've never found it all that much help anyway.

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