icons on C drive ?

  Magik ®© 19:06 17 Feb 05
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hi, had my daughter on the phone, her two kids spend a lot of time on MSN, dont they all. anyway, she has on her C drive a lot of icons, the writing on them is in different colours, and they have, which she said, looks like the short cut arrow in the corner, i can not write on here what some of them say, but they are not nice, she has tried to delete them, but they just come back...anyone any ideas..

thanks.

  JonnyTub 19:13 17 Feb 05

They could be anything Magik, tell her to download and install the usual, spybot, adaware, a-squared, etc and run.

  Magik ®© 19:35 17 Feb 05

will do, trouble is,she is on dial up, but we can try........thanks

  JonnyTub 20:04 17 Feb 05

If you've got broadband and a cd-rw, download and burn them to disk for her

  Magik ®© 22:13 17 Feb 05

good idea, thanks.

  JonnyTub 22:16 17 Feb 05

P.s Don't forget to download the programme updates, etc

  Jak_1 22:24 17 Feb 05

Right click on the icons then click on properties, note where the file is stored. Delete them in windows explorer. I the error message 'the file is in use, ete' then CTRL+ALT+DEL and see if they are shown there. If so close them down from there and then go back and delete them and empty the recycle bin. Then it is just a simple job of deleteing the icons from the desktop.

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