gambling icons on desktop

  BOB25 17:07 22 Feb 05
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cannot delete icons for various gambling sites that appear automatically on desktop at start up. icons are not listed as being on desktop under properties. have run spybot spyware cwshredder all say nothing wrong with system but icons still there. cannot enter sites because of norton anti virus but cannot delete or move icons. please help.

  paddy75 17:14 22 Feb 05

BOB25, type desktop icons into the search box top left and scroll down to the one you want and that will tell you how to get rid.Paddy

  georgemac © 17:15 22 Feb 05

have you tried going to control panel, add/remove programs and removing anything that looks suspicious?

my daughter was on this machine last night and a poker shortcut appeared on the desktop (yahoo or msn probably the culprit) - I removed it using the above

  BOB25 19:28 22 Feb 05

okay thanks have trawled through all previous queries reagrding unwanted icons and found spy ferret which seems to have worked. thank you

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