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Old 06-21-2004, 09:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have strange problem..multiple duplicates of every program on the program yahoo 1 then 2 maybe up to 10 duplicates up to 10 or so on some.

they can be laboriosly deleted one at a time..

in my control panel when i hit other options there's 3 of everything.. and those icons can't be deleted..

i think it happened at my last system restore...

can't go any father back.


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Old 06-21-2004, 10:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the whole program or just shortcuts? sounds like its infected.

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Old 06-22-2004, 04:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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you should search google for a program to check the registry and/or for dead shortcuts, etc.. It's most likely not a virus, when you restore sometimes it actually duplicates the registry (this has happened to people before) I dunno how it happens, but with microsoft, you never know.. so try a program like that, and it will see all of the errors and correct them all.
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