System tray icon

  Martin12 10:17 11 Oct 2008

I have an icon that has appeared in my system tray (XP PRO SP3).

I had some spyware appear on my pc, but Spybot cleared it but I am left with this icon. If you click on it takes you to a website. I have tried hiding it, but it comes back with a restart.
I can put the link in a future post, but only if it is necessary.

Can anyone offer some advice on its removal?

  rawprawn 10:21 11 Oct 2008

Go to Start>Run> type msconfig and hit Enter. click on the "Start" tab and look for it. Untick the box and Apply.Restart your computer. You will get a message about changes Tick "Do not show this again"

  Martin12 10:35 11 Oct 2008

I have already tried this, it does not appear in the msconfig, start box.

  brundle 10:35 11 Oct 2008

"I had some spyware appear on my pc, but Spybot cleared it but I am left with this icon."

So Spybot hasn't totally cleared it.

Download, update and scan;
click here

  birdface 10:39 11 Oct 2008

Is this the here or any of here

  DieSse 13:20 11 Oct 2008

Startup_cpl is a far superior way of troubleshooting and stopping software that starts automatically.

click here

The above link also helps with using it.

  rawprawn 13:45 11 Oct 2008

WinPatroll will do that and much more (Free)

click here

  Martin12 18:55 11 Oct 2008

Thanks - I have run Winpatrol and it has sorted the problem.

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