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Thanks to you both for your time. Your Hijackthis log is clean, no information there =/ It sounds from what your describing that someone the icons got copied and accidentally pasted multiple times somehow. last week it started acting strange...my desktop icons keep multypling..over and over..i have ran the scan disk, defrag, and norton several times (def are up to date)...i aslo run spysweeper....i will Register now! http://nuvisiongraphx.com/please-help/please-help-with-unwanted-icons.html

Are the icons still copying themselves, or have they stopped? The latest Windows makes your computer more fun, easy, and powerful to use than ever before. Install it and double-click the icon on your desktop to run it. It will ask if you want to update the program definitions, click Yes. Under Configuration and Preferences, click the Nymfor, Aug 21, 2016, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 36 Views: 1,059 askey127 Aug 28, 2016 New all-czech.com problem please help. have a peek at these guys

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Must agree to a EULA. Get the answer AnonymousMay 19, 2005, 9:59 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)Hi there,Was a resolution found for this issue?I too have the same problem with multiple "copies" of the

I believe they are shortcut icons to games (not sure which game though- in case it matters). What exactly is this service, and do I have to worry about it again? Started by MichelleB99 , Sep 22 2005 03:29 PM Please log in to reply #1 MichelleB99 Posted 22 September 2005 - 03:29 PM MichelleB99 Member Member 26 posts Ok, this is Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

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Thanks and regards David smithdt, Jan 8, 2006 #3 Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator Joined: Aug 27, 2003 Messages: 105,693 That's fine. They are all the same ones, and the duplicates have a number next to them indicating the order of repetition. I downloaded some photos from my camera, and somehow made separate shortcuts for each one. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy


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DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. http://nuvisiongraphx.com/please-help/please-help-me-find-program-that-goes-with-my-desktop-shortcut.html How do I delete them and keep it from happening again?I'm not very computer literate so please explain the answers as if you were talking to a 9 year old. Have you tried rebooting, if so, has it stopped multiplying so you can select all of them and delete them? Not sure if this problem is virus related.

What is causing the icons to keep multiplying? All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.co.uk - Windows 7 is more than an operating system. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/431934 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? weblink Ask !

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This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If you can't perform a step, then skip it and continue with the next. This is the only computer we have, and it's not linked into a network or other domain. I'll re-run adaware and spybot while I am waiting for replies, NJ Back to top #5 Rimmer Rimmer Members 2,159 posts OFFLINE Location:near Sydney, Australia Local time:05:20 PM Posted 09

Register now! Matt2479 replied Feb 22, 2017 at 1:53 AM css iframe in html5 JiminSA replied Feb 22, 2017 at 1:26 AM Stop Auto Play of mp4 & Allow... A few malicious programs discovered and destroyed by Trend Micro Anti Spyware. check over here I also turned off my restore mode on XP.

Thanks again Jord Back to top #8 Rimmer Rimmer Members 2,159 posts OFFLINE Location:near Sydney, Australia Local time:05:20 PM Posted 10 December 2005 - 06:03 PM nancyj - That's good The last step will include downloading and using the most current version of HijackThis if the first line of your log does not appear as follows:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Please Privacy Policy Rules · Help Advertise | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Chat | RSS Feeds | Contact Us Tech Support Forums | Virus Removal Have you tried selecting all the copies and deleting them yet? 0 #5 Johanna Posted 22 September 2005 - 06:47 PM Johanna The Leather Lady Moderator 3,038 posts Do a System

With Windows 7 Made Simple, you can unlock the potential and power of Microsoft's latest operating system. When you have completed those steps, start a new topic in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum as directed in the Guide to post a new log.The log should be What is the icon of, if I may ask? Michelle 0 Back to Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT · Next Unread Topic → Similar Topics 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to

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