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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Hadrian, Sep 10, 2003.

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  1. Hadrian

    Hadrian Thread Starter

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    Every time I browse ebay....a strange icon appears on my desktop. It is the WINDOWS icon with a "~" beneath. It causes my system to drag and programs to open and operate slowly. I delete it to the recycle bin but it just comes back when I browse ebay again. What is this and how do I keep it off my system permanently?:)
     
  2. putasolution

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    Welcome to TSG, Hadrian

    This has appeared as the result of you doing a Windows Update

    Have a read of this page
     
  3. ~Candy~

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    Good link PAS, I've seen about 3 threads now with that same problem ;)
     
  4. Hadrian

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    Thanks so much putasolution!! The link was very helpful!!
     
  5. putasolution

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    You're welcome, Hadrian (y)

    Candy, I found the link after tearing my hair out trying to solve this one after a couple of clients ended up with this on their desktops. Good job I have plenty of it to pull out
     
  6. buf

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    A little early wish for you to have a Happy Birthday on the 13th!!
    Now that you are 21, you can now vote if you are considered of age in your country of choice!!! :D :p Enjoy YOUR DAY.
    And thanks for being "around" with your help for us.
     
  7. ~Candy~

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    Why bless your heart :) Thank you :)
     
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