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Q: white x in my system tray

hi, I just got something like this yesterday, worked on it awhile no progress, finally just did a system restore, now all good!

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A: white x in my system tray

Hi,welcome. I split your topic to it's own as it is easier to work one on one.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen:Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

I have gotten some kind of malware or virus on my PC. I've ran Spybot S&D, Adaware and they removed it temporarily but it has returned. I have a red circle with a white X in it in my system tray that every 15 sec or so shows a message saying something to the effect that my computer is affected with spyware and that windows will download the most up to date anti spyware for me. Yesterday before I was able to remove it temporarily it managed to block out my ability to press CTL+ALT=DEL to get too my task manager, removed my desktop background and replaced it with a blue picture with a black box displaying the same message the red circle with the white x displays, and disabled my web browsers. Please help me remove this for good before it does something permanent!
Here is my most current HijackThis Log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:46:29 AM, on 8/27/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
C:\P... Read more

A:Red circle with white x in my system tray

Quick update of something I hadn't noticed before. Now it appears that something is redirecting my searches on google as well. When I click on a link on google it will go through a series of sites and take me to a site that says I have viruses and need to download a program. Just wanted to let you know in case that helps.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

Hello,

I just picked up something that puts a red circle with a white X in the system tray. Now I can't bring up taskmanager or change my backgrounds. I am running Ad-Aware right now, but it hasn't found anything. I downloaded HJT and ran the log, but didn't see anything that sticks out.

I google'd for ideas on what to do, but wasn't having much luck in getting a good response. I thought I would try these forums.

I am about to head off to bed since I start work early in the morning, but I thought I would post quickly to see if anyone might respond by the time I can check in the morning.

Thanks!!
 

A:Red Circle with White X in System Tray

I think that I got it figured out. A friend of mine emailed me something to try out. I download Malwarebytes and booted over into Safe Mode. Once there, I ran the scan and found several objects. I removed the objects and it seems to have cleaned up the issue.

If anyone would like me to look at anything else, please let me know and I will do so when I get home from work tomorrow. I will check the thread during the day to see if anyone posted anything.

Thanks!
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

Hello, yesterday I got a White X in a Red Circle in my system tray that began posting a buble stating I had spyware. After numerous viras scans and deleting of viruses, the bubble is still there. Here is my hijackthislog:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:49:19 PM, on 5/13/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\braviax.ex... Read more

A:White X In A Red Circle In My System Tray

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Please go to this page and scroll down to step 6.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/Follow the directions there to run DSS and then post those logs back here in your next reply.

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Hello.
I have just got a virus or something. It appears as a white x in a red circle in the system tray/taskbar and a popup going on about a virus. I have tried getting rid of it with avg anti virus but that didn't work. Also, i cant open anything like task manager or registry edit without getting a box saying "Warning. Application cannot be executed. The file is infected. Please activate your antivirus software." Because of this i literally cant do anything. Also i keep getting bluescreens. I have dealt with viruses before but with this one i am at a loss.
Your help would greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
Kester

Sorry, should have said its vista home premium.
I have added a HJT log file. Im not sure if it matters that i did it in safe mode?
Thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 17:51:24, on 31/07/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\smss32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Users\Kester\Desktop\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.mic... Read more

A:White x in a red circle in system tray malware. Help please.

Right I've managed to get rid of the white x in the red circle. I think it was a trojan called smss32.exe
I used this guide from "My anti spyware".
I'm sure the pc is still infected with other spyware because things are not right. I cant use windows update or update windows defender without an error (80072EFE and 0x80072efe respectively) and i keep being redirected in firefox and IE8.
Could you please have a look at this hijackthis log file and let me know if there is anything.
Thank you.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 02:33:08, on 01/08/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\DeathAdder\razerhid.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\DeathAdder\razerofa.exe
C:\Windows\system32\WTablet\Wacom_TabletUser.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
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Need help in getting rid of the icon. Everytime i click on it, it will direct me to http://www.spylocked.com/?aff=334. If I'm in full-screen mode it will automatically bring me back to window onces in awhile.
Thank for helping in advance.
 

A:System Tray with White Question Mark.

* Click here to download HJTsetup.exe.
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 65.2

After inadvertently clicking to install an Active X from an unknown website, a new icon appeared on my taskbar. Stupid, I know, but was truly an accident. Said icon sometimes flashes and alerts me of possible security threats on my pc. If icon is clicked, a new page loads and prompts user to complete a "Full Scan."
I did not download from this page, but had some issues/concerns w the removing the icon/program associated w the icon.
This is what I did...
First of all, Norton did not catch this and Ad-Aware caught the svchost but it returned after reboot. So, I isolated the files that I thought to be the root of the problem,
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drvcux.dll and C:\Program Files\Common Files\svchost.exe. I disabled System Restore, and while in Safe mode, deleted the offending files. Using Regedit, I deleted all registry values associated w the files (including HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\CTDrive) Value: drvcux.dll, run Startup or something, don't remember. Ran CCleaner and cleared out everything, recent stuff, cookies temp files, etc. Rebooted in Normal mode and did another scan w Norton and Ad-aware, nothing. Ran another CCleaner and nothing unexpected.
Is my pc okay now, or am I just enjoying a false sense of security at the moment?
Please respond, thanks in advance for your support.
** To my knowledge, all products (Norton, Ad-Aware, HijackThis, etc) are up to date.**
Hijack This Log
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:49:24 PM,... Read more

A:Solved: Unknown Icon in System Tray, White Exclamation Point within Red Circle

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RELEVANCY SCORE 64.4

Hello!
I have Trend Micro PC-Cillin 14 and it detects TROJAN FAKEAV but I am unable to delete it. It is hosted by svchost.exe. I also have a red circle with a white x in my system tray and it keeps alerting me that my computer is infected and that there is spyware. I have run spybot and adaware but nothing has worked. My system restore is turned off. Please see my HJT log below. I would really like to nip this in the bud. I appreciate your help and expertise!

Thanks!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:21:29 PM, on 10/20/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 14\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exe... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 59.2

I am havig some system tray icon problems after installing anti-virus and spyware software. Looking for a fix for the disappearing system tray icons at initial start-up. Quick fix--log off and on again--icons reappear where they should. I am told that this disappearing activity is due to a Windows XP "BUG". What a problem! Any ideas for a secure, lasting fix out there? After the spyware and antivirus software installation, the computer star-up time is now really SLOW too. The software launches seems to be in conflict with each other, or something. Have emachine--T3406, Windows XP Home 2002, Service Pack 2. 1.23 GB RAM.

Thanks, ComputerMaven
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

I had to restore to an earlier day because I lost my internet connection one day after a storm, and then I had an error with limited connectivity.

I followed along with some steps I read online to get my access back, I don't remember what, and now I have two white bars attached to the sys tray.

I tried changing the display and they are still there.

Please help get rid of these annoying bars, they block part of the screen when I try to play an online game WGT.

thanks!

 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

The red circle with white X in my tray pops up with warnings about infections and says that my computer "might be at risk."I've tried many of the previous postings surrounding this malware. I used SmitFraudFix in safe mode, installed and ran latest Ad-Aware, ran Spybot...nothing seems to work. I'm not all that computer saavy, so I'm asking for help! I have posted my Hijack This Log. Thank you in advance for your assistance.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:24:19 PM, on 9/27/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee... Read more

A:Malware - Red Circle With White X In Tray

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum aaj My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Download SDFix.exe and save it to your desktop:http://downloads.andymanchesta.com/RemovalTools/SDFix.exe* Double click on SDFix on your desktop,and install the fix to C:\ Please then reboot your computer into Safe Mode by doing the following:* Restart your computer* After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;* Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;* Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".* Choose your usual account.* In Safe Mode,go to and open the C:\SDFix folder,then double click on RunThis.bat to start the script.* Type Y to begin the script.* It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.* Press any Key and it will restart the PC.* Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.* When the desktop loads the Fixtool will complete the removal and display Finished, then press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.* Finally open the SDFix folder on your desktop and copy and paste the contents of the results file Report.txt into your next reply.Note:If you have previously downloaded ComboFix,please delete that version and download it again from ... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

So recently I noticed a blinking white x in a red cricle in my system tray, and now there's 2 of them. It keeps giving me balloon messages says cpu performance affected, internet usage affected, and other times it comes up as a long rectangular popup. When I mouse over them it says malicious software removal tool. This all started after I ran windows malicious software removal tool (or what I thought was it maybe?) Thanks in advance for any help, here's my HJT log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:22:18 PM, on 4/21/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNS... Read more

A:Red Cirlces with White X's in Sytem Tray

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 53.2

I have no idea what is going on... ad-aware nor search and destroy find anything when I run them.

Popups are coming up like crazy in IE and I dont even use that proggy. I use firefox 99.9 % of the time.

I searched the net and found something called combofix.exe and ran it. That worked but the problem seems to be set on a timer and goes about a half day and viola a popup fest once again.

There are 3 icons installed on my desktop during this time

Error Cleaner
Privacy Protector
Spyware&Malware Protection

There is also a small red with white x in the system try next to the clock. It comes and goes but during the popups this thing is flashing crazy.

I ran through all 5 steps and also attached on the active scan log file from step 1.

The main txt is listed below and the extra txt is also attached per the 5 step process.

Any help is much obliged.

TexasFM3
Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by ng26970 on 2007-11-29 13:17:26
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
5: 2007-11-29 19:17:31 UTC - RP5 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
4: 2007-11-29 07:33:11 UTC - RP4 - Installed Ad-Aware 2007
3: 2007-11-29 05:59:58 UTC - RP3 - System Checkpoint
2: 2007-11-28 05:31:41 UTC - RP2 - C... Read more

A:Flashing Red and white X in sys tray and constant popups

Hi, welcome to TSF!

Sorry for the delay. If you still need help, please post a fresh main.txt log.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 52

Quite happy with Win 8 Pro but just one little niggle has reared its head. After a couple of days uptime my tray icons in the hidden pop up are turning into white squares, which makes them hard to identify. I tried rebuilding the icon cache as found here, Icon Cache - Rebuild - Windows 7 Help Forums which seemed to solve the problem. But a few days later an icon has turned back into a white box, a bandwidth meter. Any solutions?

Tim

A:Hidden tray Icons turning into white boxes over time.

Hello Tim, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Resetting the notification area icons may help with this instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

Their is a Red Circle in my systems tray in the right hand bottom corner and every 10 seconds is pops up saying "Your computer is infected!". Very annoying. Can anyone help, I have ewido, hijack this, ad-aware, norton, singer, CleanUp!
here is my log.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 09:20:43, on 30/01/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$ACT7\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
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A:"Your computer is infected!" Keeps poping up in systems tray? Red Circle with white X

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RELEVANCY SCORE 46.8

Hi,

I am having major problems with my computer!
I have an Icon in my system tray that has a pop up window saying 'Critical System Error' - When I click the ballon it takes me to software down loads!
Whwn I use IE I get load and loads of pop ups, and self installing files. My computer is running very slowly also!

I have run Norton Antivirus and Spybot Search & Destroy, removed all nasty files etc - but I am still getting the same problems.

My Hijackthis log is pastes below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:38:34, on 18/11/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
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A:'Critical System Errors' Ballon/Icon in System Tray - Browser Pop Ups etc!!

have had this many times, if possible try to ignore it till u get a response from security tech,there are many suggestions on web, best way i have found before i knew how to remove it was to open task manager when the programe was open as in the large sign u get saying your computer is infected etcetc to see the process then identify which process it is by closing all others right click on the process in task manager and click jump to process,it will highlight then click end process
 

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I am getting a constant bubble popup in my system tray titled "System Instrusion Detected!"The full text of the bubble (note the misspellings and poor grammar) is:"System Instrusion Detected!Dangerous infection was detected on your PCThe system will now download and install most efficientantimalware program to prevent data loss and your privateinformation theft.Click here to protect your computer from the biggest malwarethreats."Also, SpywareStrike 2.5 is being installed automatically even if I uninstall it.Any help is much appreciated!Here is my Hijackthis.log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 1:04:11 AM, on 1/6/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\NETGEAR\MEDIAS~1\ImmsService.exeC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exeC... Read more

A:Getting Bubble Popup In System Tray Titled "system Instrusion Detected!"

Hello dioskilos, A tip of the hat to noahdfear for this fix. Print out these instructions as we will need to shutdown every window that is open later in the fix.Download SmitRem and save the file to your desktop. Double click on smitRem.exe and then click on Start. When it is done, click on the OK button. You should now have a folder called smitRem on your desktop.Next, please reboot your computer in SafeMode by doing the following:Restart your computerAfter hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appearSelect the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.When your computer has started in safe mode and you see the desktop, close all open Windows.Open the smitRem folder on your desktop and double click the RunThis.bat file to start the tool.Follow the prompts on screen and wait for the tool to complete and disk cleanup to finish.When the tool is finished, it will will create a log named smitfiles.txt in the root of your drive, eg; Local Disk C: or the partition where your operating system is installed. Examining that log should show that the infection was cleaned.Reboot your computer back to normal mode.Click on the Start button, then click on All Programs (or Programs), and then locate the SpywareStrike folder and right-click on it. Select the option to delete that folder. Post a fresh Hijackthis log, the smitfiles.txt log, and tell me how your computer is running.

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Hello to whomever responds to this thread. This is the first time I've used one of these help forums and my knowledge of computer lingo is limited, but I'd be greatful if you could help me with this problem.

A little while ago I downloaded an application which turned out to be a 'trojan', or so I believe. Upon opening it I received an error report, and my antivirus program (Symantec) informed me that several items with .trojan in their name had been detected and deleted. I was also advised to reboot my computer, and after doing so I became aware of a little red shield icon in my system tray. Clicking it brings up a question which reads:

"Would you like to update your security software and download System Live Protect?"

I have not clicked yes because I believe this may be a problem. Furthermore, whenever I open Internet Explorer, there is an error report: "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close."

I am unsure as to whether these two problems are related, but that is my suspicion. Is there anything that can be done?

Thanks for reading

A:System Live Protect Icon In System Tray And Internet Explorer Error Report

I just looked around on the web and there are a lot of folks with this problem but no answer. Use the programs below and let's see what they find. It is definitely something you don't want.Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds. http://www.superantispyware.com/Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below if the programs above have not removed ALL malware. DO NOT post the log in this forum.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------How To start Windows in Safe Modehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

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Hello,
I somehow got a Spydawn system alert popup virus after downloading codecs from the 'net thinking it was safe, i was wrong. I knew i shouldn't have trusted the download but did it anyways.
I managed to get rid of some items that were sent to my desktop plus the system alert that was in my control panel-add/remove programs. I ran ewido, adware,spybot and smitfraud, it doesn't say smitfraud fix..? I even did all of this in safe mode too, but the system alert popup is still flashing in the bottom right corner but now i can not access internet explorer...can't make a connection to the internet.

I don't see anything referring to spydawn in the log.


My Hijackthis log displayed these files that appear to be part of my problem.
I have no internet connection so i can't show you the complete log unless i copy all of it word for word...which i did for just these particular ones that seem suspicious.


R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank

RO-HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,start_page_URL =
about:blank

RO-HKCU-same with local_page=about:blank

RO-HKLM.."same"local_page=about:blank

R3-Default url search hook is missing

O3-toolbar:(no name)-{bdad1dad-c946-4a17-adc1-64b5b4ff55do}-(no file)

018-Protocol:msnim-{828030a1-22c1-4009-854f-8e305202313f}-"C:\progra~1\msnmes~1\msgrapp.dll"(file missing)

021-SSODL:prxsvc-{c27eccbf-adea-48c8-842c-a4d699dbae9a}-(no file)

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A:Flashing system Alert at bottom right system tray, no connection,Spydawn,blank page?

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware , then post a HJT log in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum

Cant you copy the complete HJT Log onto a floppy/thumb drive/cd and then paste it in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum? this is the only way we can possibly start helping you

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Hi,

I've been having some very slow system issues today and have checked that system resources seem to be at normal levels - CPU usage at around 20% and Memory usage at around 50% during normal operating.

However I have noticed a new icon in my system tray which I can't identify, can't click on, and has no text when I hover over it. Can anyone recognise it? It looks like a grey/silver square or box with something green on it - no idea what it's trying to represent

Does anyone know what it represents?

Cheers, Smootus

A:Unknown icon in system tray - slow system - pic attached

try clicking customize and find it in the list that opens, it may have some details there,

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I would appreciate some help please, with cleaning a desktop computer of a "ContraVirus' program installation. This is for a Windows 98se desktop computer - not currently connected to the internet (but this can be arranged later, if necessary. I am currently using a separate computer for Internet access and research - WinXp notebook computer).
The affected system (Win98se) appears to have installed "ContraVirus 2.0" program, 12 months ago and due to a recent change of owner and internet connection on dial-up is now becoming unuseable. Some symptoms are: Unable to enter Safe Mode, have an icon in system tray showing 'Virus Alert' with white cross in red circle. Left or right mouse clicks on the cross gets no response. Dial up connection periodically tries to connect (This maybe AVG antivirus, though). Recent add/remove program uninstalls have been done for 'ContraVirus 2.0' and 'Sierra - planner.exe'. AVG 6.0 Anti-Virus will not download updates, reporting that a file is missing?. AVG scan shows clean, but registry still has ContraVirus entries.

Log File follows:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:51:48 PM, on 13/12/08
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
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A:ContraVirus 2.0 on Win98se system and Virus Alert! in system tray

No takers yet? - who loves a challenge?.
The Hijackthis log above is still current. I will hold off doing anything for awhile longer. Would really appreciate some experienced step by step removal instructions or link to a solution. Even a first step would be great - Thanks
 

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Have run MS Security Essentials, Ad Ware, Malwarebytes, and Super Anti-Spyware both in real-time and safemode. Found 3 trojans and safely removed but nothing in safemode. Small windows notification box opens from system tray that indicates Dell System Buddy and then some nonsense style message include. You must close the box (x-out) to clear.DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by GeeksatHome at 23:43:29.20 on Sat 02/13/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2814.1673 [GMT -6:00]SP: SUPERAntiSpyware *disabled* (Updated) {222A897C-5018-402e-943F-7E7AC8560DA7}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSc:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exeC:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeC:\Windows\... Read more

A:Dell System Buddy Notice Popup in System Tray

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.In the custom scan box paste the following:CODEnetsvcsmsconfigsafebootminimalsafebootnetworkactivexdrivers32%systemroot%�... Read more

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I got infected with one of the fake "System Alert!" icons that keeps popping a message up every few minutes. I've run Ad-Aware, Spybot, and McAfee Anti-Virus multiple times both in regular Windows mode and in Safe Mode. I've also run the McAfee Stinger application. None of these have solved the problem. Here's my HT log, thanks for any help!!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:54:14 PM, on 2/19/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireles... Read more

A:Infected With "system Alert!" In System Icon Tray

Hello Donnie M.,Welcome to Bleeping Computer Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.Open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmdSelect option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present).Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.Thanks,tea

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Ok, Thank you guys in advanced before I start.
 
So for some odd reason today on one of my laptops my wifi seems to not be working. Usually I like to go and look at my wifi signal to see what Im connected to as soon as I boot m computer. Well this time I started it up and the wifi system icon will not show up. Of course I go to customize to see if its disabled and if I can enable it. Well the option doesn't even show up. I restarted the computer and even used system restore nothing seems to work. I ran a wireless network troubleshoot and it says the problem cant be resolved. Im on one of my other laptops because I cant access the internet on the laptop.
 
So can anyone help me at all? Im new to this forum I think but I do have FRST so if anybody has an idea please let me know. I will provide all the information I can if you tell me what i need to get.

A:Wifi system icon not showing up in system tray.

Have you checked Device Manager?  Are there any problems noted with the wifi connection there?
Have you tried:
- downloading a fresh copy of the wifi driver from the manufacturer's website
- uninstalling the current wifi software/drivers
- installing the freshly downloaded drivers?
 
Have you tried to reset tcp, ip, and winsock?
From an elevated Command Prompt run (and press Enter after each command.  Reboot when done):
netsh int tcp reset
netsh int ip reset
netsh winsock reset

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Like some others on this forum, I have an icon in my system tray that keeps alternating between a yellow triangle and a land mine icon. Periodically a pop up appears "Critical System Errors" that is attempting to send me to some website for Spyware removal software. I run SpySweeper and MacAfee and have completed scans with both of those products but the icon remains. Here is my HiJack This log. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:42:30 PM, on 12/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Logi_MwX.Exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\Diagnostics\diagent.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
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A:Critical System Errors Icon in System Tray

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted : "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry ?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may... Read more

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Hi, i have no idea what's goin on with my computer. I came home and I see a new icon on the system tray. I'm not the only one that uses this computer so it could be something someone downloaded. It's flashing with an exclamation mark and and balloon that says that I have critical system errors. Here is my HJT Log...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:54:13 PM, on 11/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\OasClnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfService.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
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A:critical system error popups from system tray

You do have Smitfraud so we need to do the following:

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".

The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.

A text file will appear onscreen, with results from the cleaning process; please copy/paste the content of that report ... Read more

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I picked up a nasty bug this morning and have been battling it all day long. I've been down a similar road before and have thrown everything I can at it, spybot, ad-aware, AVG, stinger, you name it, I tried it. One thing that came up a lot was downloader.zlob, not sure if that means anything.Now I think I'm ready for a pro to take a look at the situation. If anyone can help, I would greatly appreciate it.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:52:05 PM, on 10/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\ups.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\Window... Read more

A:windiwsfsearch, "System Alert!" in system tray

Hey there. Since I haven't received a reply in over five days, I thought I'd take the opportunity to add a couple of pieces of information to the puzzle. I guess I should have mentioned that I am using XP SP3 and IE 7.I don't have that weird "system alert" symbol in the system tray anymore. I just ignored it and it went away. Wish that worked for cancer. It was probably more of a symptom than a cause.I tried to roll back using system restore with no luck, it wouldn't allow me to restore to an earlier restore point. System restore is currently off. I turned on tea timer and it blocked some registry changes.I'm having a lot of trouble with Hijack This. When it runs it slows way down while scaning 015 Trusted Zone Enumeration. I will try to unistall and re-install it.Now my HJT log looks different than it originally did.Here's my topic with the old log.Here's a current log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 7:13:40 AM, on 10/18/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:... Read more

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How do I turn off the icons in the system tray at the bottom right of screen, the number lock, scroll lock and caps lock? When I click on them nothing happens and when I right click on them nothing happens. I have checked the windows start up program in vista, I cant find any thing that remotely comes close to those icons. Why are they there? What do they do? They where there the day my computer arrived and set up and turned on for the first time. Do they take up system resources? Thanks you guys, cool forum, better than annoyances.org.

A:system tray

Hi bassfisher6522
R. click on a empty space on the Tascbar> Properties>
Notification Area> Customize> Click on whatever you want to hide.
I'm not sure how to "remove" entries, that's something I was going to persue when I had more time.

Hope this helps.

P.S. maybe someone will answer the "Remove" question!

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For some reason after Windows Blinds went all weird and I uninstalled it my system tray icons have got all low res and wrong.

Anyone know why?
[IMG]http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g268/martynball/***-1.jpg[/IMG]

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The system tray has disappeared from the bottom of my monitor.  It seems like the screen has moved down so that 1/3 of the bottom half is missing on startup.  Instead of the welcome being centered, it is more towards the bottom and you can't see Microsoft that you usually see in the bottom corner.  Help please.

A:System tray

Please see this link http://pcsupport.about.com/od/videocards/ht/screenres.htm

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i have an icon showing in my system tray that when i click on it, it takes me to a "virusbursters" home web page.
how can i get rid of this icon in the tray?

A:System Tray

Hello, and welcome to BC! There is a BC tutorial on exactly how to remove this infection: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/70074/how-to-remove-virusburster-or-virusbursters-removal-instructions/

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I received a Windows error last night, and since then, I no longer have a system tray. I can't remember what file it mentioned or what I was doing at the time (I was on the brink of being clinically unconscious I was so tired). I recall it possibly being an 'nt' dll file. I turned off the computer last night, not really thinking anything of it, but today, the system tray is still not there. The clock is, but no icons.

Ideas?
 

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I cannot get an icon for speaker volume into my system tray. I have right clicked by the time and stuff comes open, but the volume control turn-on is grey and unresponsive. Why? How to fix?

Also, in the bottom bar where I used to have one icon for every program open, I now have one icon for every document open. Get me back to one icon per program. Thanks.
 

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Icons in system tray keep reappearing even after going to properties > taskbar>customize
and clicking on each icon I don't want to see to "always hide"
click on ok and everything is fine but when I shut down my computer and reboot there they are all of them are back in full view
so everytime I shut down & start up I have to go thru the process all over again...It does not happen when I just click on reboot

thanks

Sony Vaio
win XP
SP3
512 ram
pent4

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Hey!

How about using some software like Tray it!!

search it in google.... no need to install

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NT4 system tray on task bar is missing - taskbar properties does not control
 

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Hiya and welcome

I have just had a look here, and whilst it dosen't actually mention why, it tells you the registry entry:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q170/0/86.asp

The following entry to run the System Tray is the only required Windows default entry:
Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Value: SystemTray
Value Type: REG_SZ
Value Data: SysTray.exeClick to expand...

Regards

eddie
 

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When ever I set Zonealarm to startup when my computer boots up,
the icon appears in the system tray but the volumne control and maybe one
or two other icons will not appear in the system tray. if I set Zonealarm to
not startup when the computer boots up, thay all come up.
what is the problem? also th e computer is slow in putting the icons in the system tray.
 

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What OS? Have you updated ZA?
 

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I have a new PC and it came with W2K ( I was too chicken to get XP).

At the bottom right of the task bar (system tray?) there are some programs running such as the MSN Messenger service (which I don't use), and some other programs. I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get those things off of there

I tried the Start Menu - but that wasn't it and when I right click to close or exit - they are back when I re-boot. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of them?

Also, can anyone point me to a site that helps people going from W98 to W2K. Like one of those "Where did my files go" type things.

Thanks for your time, I feel like Rainman here.

Marlo
 

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Hiya

The other OS used to have MSCONFIG, so that you could remove the programs at startup. win2000 dosen't have it. However, installing this does:

http://www.insideproject.com/guides/showguide.cfm?guideid=31

Just install it, then go to Run and type MSCONFIG. Go to Startup tab, and uncheck those you don't want. If you're unsure, post the list and we'll go through it.

Regards

eddie
 

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Hello guys, I'm running into this issue...

I have a 32-bit Dell inspiron 1525. It came with Windows Vista but I upgraded it to Windows 7 Ultimate. It was working fine for a week or so. Then all of a sudden it appeared a red X in the system tray where the signal bars of the internet connection are and I had no internet (I'm not using ethernet connection, I'm using Wireless). Anyways, I turned the computer off, and used it again within two days and the red X disappeared and I was able to use the internet. BUT now I'm running into the same problem, the red X keeps showing in the system tray and I have no internet.

I tried ..I reset the router
Update the network adapter driver
disable the network driver and enable it again
Please help me guys.

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have you run the trouble shooter

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Hi

My System Tray seems to have lost the ability to hide inactive icons. The little arrow usually found at the left hand end of the system tray has gone AWOL.

I've checked the Taskbar properrties and the hide inactive icons checkbox is ticked and the behaviour for notifications in Customize is set to Hide when inactive. Very puzzling!

All suggestions gratefully received.

Big Al
 

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On an initial boot up, I loose the show hidden icon arrow and all the icons in the system tray, the only way to get them back is to log off then log back on again, hope you can help Thanks
 

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See if this is of any help:

http://www.tech-pro.net/howto_013.html
 

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Win7 Ultimate.

At one time I had aeropeek which I liked. It changed to a verticl list of windows open.
I went into sys tray properties and selected show windows stacked. That was a mistake.

I tried stack side by side. That was another mistake.

If I have 5 Firefox windows open, I have 5 icons in sys tray.

I have every place but the right place for an answer.

Please help before I shoot it.

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hi,

Try right click on taskbar and choose properties on taskbar tab their should be taskbar buttons change it to always combine, hide labels. see if that works for ya

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hi,

what is system tray?will it have any effect on system speed?i am a beginner in computers.
 

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Have a look
http://kb.iu.edu/data/aiat.html
http://www.pulpfusion1.com/demotech/e_article000253202.cfm
 

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ive lost my safely remove my hardware icon when i connect my iriver mp3 player can someone please tell me how i get it back and is it alright to disconnect my iriver with damage. Its there when i connect my camera. im using a acer laptop aspire5103wlmi
 

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What os are you using?
You dont need to use safely remove hard ware with XP
Unless it is a hard drive
 

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hi i just wanna know how to hide some of my system tray icons? i already tried right click on taskbar---properties---then customize but it wont work its still there, the icons. i just wanna have a clean interface and not have too many icons on my systray.

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Most of them are probably there from programs running when you start you computer. If they aren't programs you necessarily need running (Firewall, anti-virus), then you can try remove them this way. Go to Start > Run > then type "msconfig" and hit enter. Click the startup tab, and remove some stuff from there that you don't need and is showing up in your tray. If you aren't sure about what some things do, just post them here.

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While trying to find the problem of Icons not showing up in the system tray, I tried a couple of recommended scripts and now I have lost the little arrow that expands or collapses the length of the system tray. I regularly back up my registry and I loaded one in from a couple of days ago and the problem still exists. Now a large part of my task bar is eaten up by my Icons beside the clock in system tray.
Can anyone provide me with some help please!
I sure would appreciate it.
Sam
 

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Welcome--

Right click the task bar, left click properties, untick 'lock the taskbar',and tick the box that says 'hide inactive icons'. That should shrink the space and bring your arrow back. Repeat to relock the taskbar.
 

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i have this local area connection icon on my systray. when i put my mouse over it it reads "local area connection a network cable is unpluged" i went to msconfig and tried all boxes and unchecked each one. i cant get rid of this off my systray. i also am having problems opening up microsoft outlook. i cant seem to open it up. any ideas?
thanks

kono
 

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