strange icon

  spartan 22:59 03 Feb 2003

Does anyone know what this is,dasubmit( ); it just turned up on my desktop
it has an explorer icon.

  jazzypop 23:35 03 Feb 2003

Are you interested in Darts, or NASCAR?

The only dasubmit that I could find is in this link - click here

  Forget-me-not 23:49 03 Feb 2003

Is it a regular icon or a shortcut?

If it's a shortcut what is the target?

Have you installed any new software (or hardware) recently?

Can you upload a snapshot of the actual icon on your desktop to your webspace so we can see it?

Do you use AV software?

What are the brackets after the word dasubmit?


  spartan 17:57 04 Feb 2003

forget-me-not,thanks for the response and to jazzypop.Its a shortcut I have opend it and found that it shows everything on my computer it says that it is an attachment.also it says it is a java script.

  jazzypop 19:53 06 Feb 2003

Apologies for the delay - I have been unavailable for a few days.

There is no good reason to have such a shortcut placed on your desktop. Delete it, and empty your Recycle Bin.

Then make sure that your anti-virus software is up to date. Finally, download and run AdAware and Spywareblaster to ensure your PC is not harbouring any unwanted guests.

  spartan 18:28 07 Feb 2003

Thanks jazzypop, I will follow advice.No problem with delay,always thankful for your help.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Best Black Friday Deals 2017

Black Friday Deals for Designers & Artists: Adobe, Apple, Corel Painter, Microsoft Surface, Wacom &e…

Best Black Friday Apple Deals 2017

Black Friday 2017 : date, sites participants & bonnes affaires