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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by washton, Feb 9, 2007.

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    An Icon appeared out of nowhere. It situated itself in the system tray.A yellow envelope icon belonging to a Mail Checker program I had several years ago.I can rt click and exit it but next startup ,its back.I searched registry and all files I can think of ,cant find it.Short of a reformat ,can any one help?

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    If using Outlook 2003, that yellow envelope sits in the system tray if there is an email(s) which has yet to be viewed.

    If not using Outlook, if you hover over the icon, what does the hover text read?

    Perhaps a screen shot will help us recognize the program.
     
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    I'm using Outlook Express ,hovering reveals "Mail Cleaner V1.4".Rt Click it says Email setup .Check mail now..Exit mail checker. clicking exit deletes icon but it appears next startup.I can get a setup page but it is greyed out.
     
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    I'm finding a few programs named 'mail cleaner', there is one that is definitly spyware. Go to Add/Remove Programs and look for 'TOPtext' and remove it. If TOPext is not there, hit (Ctrl - Alt -Del) click the Processes tab and look for a process named 'Ezulamain.exe'. Post back if it is there.
     
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    :eek: :eek: So very sorry to have wasted some of your valuable time and thanks for your concern.
    The program name should have read Mail Checker 1.4...not Mail Cleaner.
     
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    If I have the right program, It installs to (assuming your root drive is C:\) C:\Program Files\CheckMail. If you have that folder in Windows Explorer, go to Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs and look for said program. If you cannot find the program, try reinstalling it and then properly removing. Your version 1.4 is old, the new version is up to 3.1.4 and can be downloaded here.

    If this doesn't help, post back to this thread and we can try to manually remove it.
     
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