pup ups on desktop



kborne
07-10-2005, 03:09 AM
somehow, we now have a button (red dot with an X through it) on the task bar
that is for "specialgoods.index" and states its been authorized by windows
for desktop pop up icons. it creates desktop icons for outrageous sites and
won't delete when I run Ad-Aware or McAfee. what to do?

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 03:09 AM
Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software
http://support.microsoft.com/?­id=827315

Download Ad-aware SE and scan your PC for the presence of sp­yware:
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10045910.html?part=69274&subj=dlpage&tag=button

Symantec Security Check
http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/default.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid=23&pkj=YVXRORVWHFHMFNZMBBX

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=321cd7a2-6a57-4c57-a8bd-dbf62eda9671&displaylang=en

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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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"kborne" wrote:

| somehow, we now have a button (red dot with an X through it) on the task bar
| that is for "specialgoods.index" and states its been authorized by windows
| for desktop pop up icons. it creates desktop icons for outrageous sites and
| won't delete when I run Ad-Aware or McAfee. what to do?


pup ups on desktop