Re: Strange icon appeared on desktop

From: Tracy (tracy.spicer_at_tesco.net)
Date: 09/30/03


Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 05:47:47 -0700


>-----Original Message-----
>Also, it's perfectly normal to have a lot of SCVHOST.EXE
listed in the task
>manager.
>
>
>"Tracy" <tracy.spicer@tesco.net> wrote in message
>news:1a8f01c38671$2638d0f0$a101280a@phx.gbl...
>> Hello,
>> A new icon appeared on desktop y'day and I dont know
>> where its come from or what to do about it! I'm scared
to
>> click on it incase something horrible happens to
>> computer.When I hover mouse over it, it says its a file
>> and that its 174KB.Ive scanned it with avg which comes
up
>> clean. Also,when I go in2 Task Manager SVCHOST.EXE is
>> listed about 6 times though I have latest patches and
>> have scanned whole system with avg and have also ran
the
>> WELCHIA removal tool and that didnt detect it. I
disabled
>> system restore prior to running welchia tool as
advised,
>> but as SVCHOST is still coming up in task manager I
dont
>> know if I should swith it back on?
>> I would really appreciate any help or advice as Im now
>> really worried that something awful has been downloaded
>> on2 my computer. Thanx in advance. From Tracy
>
>.
>Diggy, Cheers for that. Panicked because had email from
isp with a list of .EXE files that had to look for in
task manager!! Tracy