Unwanted Desktop Icons Spyware

  Stevie07 22:34 31 Dec 2004

Some icons have appeared on my sons desktop. They do not respond to right click and do not show themselves in the desktop folder.

I presume this is spyware/adware, but McAfee, Spybot, Adaware, A2 have not removed them.

  Technotiger 22:37 31 Dec 2004

Hi, you don't say what OS? But, have you tried a System Restore to an earlier date? Might do the trick. Cheers.

  Technotiger 22:49 31 Dec 2004

Me again - before you try the System Restore -
go to SpywareNuker.com download/instal CW Shredder, this should get rid of unwanted icons.

Happy New Year.

  Technotiger 22:51 31 Dec 2004

forgot the www ......... click here

  Stevie07 23:16 31 Dec 2004

Technotiger thanks for advice, but couldn't find CW shredder only trial programme of Spyware remover.

  Technotiger 23:29 31 Dec 2004

Ok - sorry, try this thread instead, pretty sure this will fix your problem. Cheers.

click here

  Stevie07 15:03 01 Jan 2005

Cheers Technotiger seems to have done the trick. Happy New Year to you!

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