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desktop hijack #??:&%^$&

by trick / November 8, 2004 9:24 AM PST

I had a large icon on my desktop (4" by 3")from a rogue website. it had a hotlink on it that said "to remove click here" but that took me to a website that sold security systems. I deleted a file "desktop.html" and now the icon is gone but the screen is all white and blank (ex normal icons). The desktop wallpaper is there but behind the white screen - i can see it if i remove the bottom taskbar. Any ideas on how to eliminate this white screen

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Re: desktop hijack #??:&%^$&
by slim___shady / November 8, 2004 10:01 AM PST
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by 4NNie / December 25, 2004 1:24 PM PST

You can fix this problem by:
Go to: Control Panel/ Display Settings/ Desktop/ Customize Desktop/ Web tab/
Then: Deleted the checked object
Your problem should be fixed.

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