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Windows 7: Weird icon on desktop that cannot be deleted

30 Jan 2015   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stylize View Post
Found it! There's an entry which has the value "internet explorer". I just deleted it and refreshed my desktop. The icon's gone now.

Thanks for your help!
Glad I could help. I would still run the adwarecleaner tool to double check for any left overs. It's an exe so don't worry about installing.

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30 Jan 2015   #12

Windoes 7 Home Premium 32bit

Will do. Thanks again mate.
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