Cant delete icons on desktop

  nighthawk7 10:15 03 Jan 2005

I dont know how or why but i have 7 icons on my desktop and they wont let me delete them. They are things like online poker, travel, printer cartridges.

I have tried to select them all and when i right click nothing happens, but my normal icons will right click. I have tried dragging the icons to the recycle bin which normally work but i am having no luck.

Has anybody have any ideas on how to get rid of these icons

Thanks in advance.................

  Starfox 10:19 03 Jan 2005

Have a look at this click here

  temp003 10:25 03 Jan 2005

Have you tried Spybot S & D or Adaware to see if they're picked up?

  Technotiger 10:39 03 Jan 2005

Hi, if you look through this Forum, on any page, you will see lots of people with exactly the same problem - plus all the responses that in most cases have had successful results.

Good luck. Happy New Year.

  Technotiger 10:45 03 Jan 2005

Hi, me again - if you type "icons on desktop" without the astericks, into the Search box on the left, then click on the arrow, you will see what I mean.

  iambeavis 12:07 03 Jan 2005

Try Killbox - click here

  nighthawk7 13:08 03 Jan 2005

Thanks all for the many replies, i have now got rid of the unwanted icons. The clean desktop wizard worked

thanks again.............

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