Myster " ~ " appears on Desktop

  Border View 09:57 01 Dec 03

I run Windows 98SE with IE6 and OE6. Every now and then a mystery icon appears on my desk top its an " ~ " above the windows logo. If I click on it, it asks what program I want to open it in. I don't so I send it to the recycle bin.

Does anyone have any ideas what this might be. I have AVG and Zone Alarm.

  bremner 10:10 01 Dec 03

Use the search facility on this site you will find many previous threads.

click here is one of the longest

  Border View 16:20 01 Dec 03

Many thanks - have read that thread and it ties in with my adding some information to my address book last night.

Thankyou for responding.

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